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Chicken Gizzard soup in a bowl with a spoon

Chicken Gizzard Mushroom Soup

Chicken Gizzard Soup brings me right back to my childhood. In this hearty soup, gizzards and mushrooms team-up to create one insanely rich broth! 
Course Soup
Cuisine American, Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 190kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 1 lb chicken gizzards
  • 2 dry white mushrooms (optional)
  • 1/2 cup white rice
  • 2 medium potatoes sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 large onion finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrots grated
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley diced
  • 2 tbsp green onions diced
  • 1/2 tbsp salt to taste
  • 1 tsp pepper to taste
  • 2-3 bay leaves


  • In cup of boiled water place dry white mushrooms, let them soak for 20 minutes. Drain water and slice them into small pieces.
  • In a small pot, boil chicken gizzards for about 10 minutes, rinse them. Add gizzards back to the cooking pot, fill it with 4 quarts of water. Season with salt, add a few bay leaves.
    Chicken gizzards in a pot with water
  • Sautée your carrots, onions, with 4 tablespoons cooking oil. Sautée until vegetables are soft (7-10 minutes).Add them to the boiling gizzards.
    carrots and onions cooking in a skillet
  • Add mushrooms and rice; let it simmer for about 15 minutes. Add sliced potatoes into the water and boil 10-15 minutes. Season with ground pepper, salt to taste.
    soup in a pot boiling
  • Add parsley and green onions. Remove from heat and serve.
    pot of chicken gizzard soup with ladle


Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 154mg | Sodium: 532mg | Potassium: 378mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1456IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 3mg