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a bowl of chicken wild rice soup

Chicken Wild Rice Soup (Easy One Pot)

Chicken Wild Rice Soup is an easy, one-pot meal for those days you need a little comfort. Cozy up with a bowl and a hunk of bread and call it a day.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken rice soup, chicken wild rice soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 178kcal


  • 1 cup carrots chopped
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sprouted rice & quinoa blend or Wild Rice
  • 1 lb boneless chicken
  • 2 qt water
  • 2 tbsp Better Than Bullion
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp salt adjust to taste
  • 2 cup whole milk


  • Preheat a heavy bottom pot with butter. Add chopped carrots and diced onions and sauté until the onions turn translucent.
    onion and carrots in a pot with butter cooking
  • Add flour to the pot, stirring until evenly incorporated.
    sauteed onions and carrots with flour in the pot
  • Add Better Than Bullion, water, wild rice, chicken and bay leaves to the pot. Bring it to a simmer and allow to cook for 30 minutes or until the rice is tender.
    broth with rice, chicken and veggies
  • Add milk to the mix and cook for 5 additional minutes. Remove from the heat and season to taste with salt.
    liquids added to the pot with veggies
  • Serve soup while it's nice and hot. Whenever the soup cools down, it will naturally thicken up but will thin out once it's reheated.


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 310mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1975IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 0.7mg