Chunky Chicken Vegetable Soup with Rice

Enjoy a comforting bowl of Chunky Chicken Vegetable Soup with Rice to keep you warm when you need it most. Prepare this dish ahead of time for your weekly lunches or dinners.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 20 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings
SERVES 4
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 cups assorted cut-up vegetables (sliced carrots, broccoli florets, chopped red bell pepper)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) chicken broth
  • 1 pkg (0.7 oz) Italian salad dressing and recipe mix
  • 1 cup Minute® White Rice
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  • This hearty Chunky Chicken Vegetable Soup with Rice is a warming bowl of goodness that the whole family will enjoy! It’s loaded with chunky chicken, hearty Minute® Instant White Rice and tons of veggies to give you a boost when you need it most.

    Step 1

  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Sauté chicken for 5-6 minutes, stirring frequently, until browned.

    Step 2

  • Add vegetables, water, broth and salad dressing mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer for 5 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Stir in rice and parsley and cover. Remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.

    Recipe Tips

    If you prefer, replace the fresh vegetables in the recipe with 1 package (10 oz) frozen mixed vegetables, thawed.

    To serve, sprinkle each bowl of soup with grated Parmesan cheese and serve with toasted bread.

Give Yourself a Boost

When you crave warmth and comfort, this soup will help give you that boost of energy you need. Not to mention, you can prepare it in less than 30 minutes! This recipe is a perfect weekend meal or make-ahead dish to use as a delicious weeknight dinner or lunch.

Make this soup work for you by using two cups of freshly-chopped vegetables or your favorite frozen variety. You can also add a bit of lemon juice to the broth to give this meal a zesty boost of vitamin C.

Use your Instant Pot

This versatile soup can also be made in your Instant Pot. The key to making this quick-cooking soup, though, is to use Minute® Instant Rice which cooks up in just 5 minutes. Simply sauté the chicken, add in the other ingredients and let your pressure cooker do the work for you.

Other Comfort Soups

If you’re all about those comfort soups to keep you warm, you might also like this 10 minute Broccoli Cheese and Rice Soup or a quick Creamy Thai Soup with citrusy lime juice.