Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Need the perfect hearty and delicious meal? Look no further than this creamy chicken and wild rice soup!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken and wild rice soup, easy chicken and wild rice soup recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 285kcal
Author Pretty Providence


  • ½ cup diced carrots
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 32 oz chicken stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups milk divided
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 large chicken breasts cooked and shredded or diced
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 7- ounce box of Long Grain and Wild Rice with seasoning I used Zatarains


  • Heat the oil in a 6-quart pot over medium heat. Add the carrots, celery and onion. Allow them to simmer for 10 minutes or until the onions are translucent.
  • Add the garlic cloves, chicken stock, water, and 1 cup of milk to the mixture and stir.
  • Add the dried oregano, bay leaf, and chicken. Stir until combined. Allow the soup to simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Whisk together the remaining 1 cup of milk with the ½ cup flour until smooth. Place into the soup mixture and stir until combined.
  • Place the long grain and wild rice with seasoning into the soup and mix until combined. Allow the soup to simmer for 20 minutes or until the rice is tender.


Keep leftovers in the fridge for up to 7 days. 


Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 259mg | Potassium: 555mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 2.3mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 1.3mg