Chicken and Brown Rice Soup

Chicken and Brown Rice Soup

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 50 min
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Serving: 6

Skip the noodles!  Chicken and Brown Rice Soup is a flavorful favorite that even Grandma would love.


  • 8 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain brown rice
  • 1, 6 ounce chicken breast, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 bunch kale, thick stems removed and leaves thinly sliced


  1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, bring 1/2 cup broth to a simmer. Add onion, celery and carrots. Cook about 10 minutes or until onion is translucent, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add remaining broth, water, rice, chicken and bay leaf. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook about 35 minutes or until rice and chicken are cooked through.
  3. Remove bay leaf and stir in kale. Continue cooking until kale is wilted, about 5 minutes.


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