RECIPE: Wild Thing Soup

sally_growerJanuary 7, 2009

This is a wonderful soup the is easy to make and easy on the waist line. Maybe this will help with some New Years Resolutions.

Wild Thing Soup

2 Chicken Breasts, grilled and cut into chunks

3 T instant chicken bouillon

8 oz. fresh mushrooms, sliced

2 cups carrots diced

1 Box Uncle Ben's Long Grain & Wild Rice

1 bunch green onions

2 T margarine

2 cups celery diced

Pepper to taste

8 servings

Bring about 8 cups of water to a boil. Add bouillon, carrots and celery. Cook vegetables until tender, about 15 minutes. Add rice (Do not use the seasoning packet n the Uncle Ben's Box) and simmer about 20 minutes. Sauté mushrooms and onions in margarine. Add to broth. Cut chicken to bite-sized pieces and add to the broth. Heat back to a simmer and serve.

My notes: I add 2 Tbls chicken base to water and cook the chicken breast to make a rich stock

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annova914

Sally, this sounds good. I have a question that may seem a bit daft...did your final note mean that you cook the two chicken breasts in the 8 cups of water (and not use grilled chicken)? Ann

    Bookmark   January 7, 2009 at 10:18PM
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sally_grower

Ann, Sorry for the confusion. Yes, that's what I meant, you can either use left over chicken or cook the raw chicken in the water. It makes a richer soup if you start with the raw chicken, but it's really quick to make the soup with already cooked.

    Bookmark   January 8, 2009 at 9:34AM
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tom_k_mo

I made this recipe today. It made a very good pot of soup, thanks for sharing the recipe.

    Bookmark   January 11, 2009 at 6:30PM
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sally_grower

You are most welcome. Glad you liked it. I'm fixing it right now for dinner tonight.

    Bookmark   January 12, 2009 at 5:41PM
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