Simple Chicken and Rice Soup
It doesn't get much easier than this recipe for making homemade chicken and rice soup.
1 (2 1/2 to 3-pound) whole chicken, cut-up
1 tablespoon salt
4 carrots, peeled and chopped
6 celery ribs, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 cup uncooked rice
- Place cut-up chicken in a large kettle and cover with water. Add salt and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat then skim of foam.
- Add chopped carrots, chopped celery ribs, chopped onion, and crushed garlic clove. Cover and cook until the chicken is tender, about 20 minutes.
- Remove the chicken and discard the skin and bones; set chicken aside.
- Add rice and cook until tender, about 15 minutes.
- Add chicken and serve.
Makes 4 servings.