Go Back
+ servings

Homemade Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe

This homemade chicken and rice soup is my secret trick to turning leftover chicken and rice into a delicious second meal! Comes together in under an hour from start to finish.

Course Entrees
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, family dinner, easy dinner, homemade, weeknight dinner, soup, rice, comfort food, homemade soup, homemade chicken and rice soup, easy recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 -6 servings
Calories 525kcal


  • 6 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup shredded chicken
  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 1 medium baked potato small dice
  • 4-6 medium sweet peppers diced
  • Serve With:
  • cilantro minced
  • lime wedges
  • crusty bread or muffins


  • 1. Combine all ingredients and allow to simmer 30 min to up to 1 hour (fine after 30 minutes but will thicken up more the longer you cook).2. Dried potato flakes can be used to thicken faster if desired.3. Serve hot with cilantro, lime, and bread. Enjoy!



Serving: 1g | Calories: 525kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 723mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 24g