Homemade Chicken and Rice Soup

A healthy homemade chicken and rice soup recipe filled with fresh dill, lemon juice, and other amazing ingredients. This is the perfect blend of nutrients to kick-start a cold winter day! Fill your home up with the scent of homemade chicken soup.

Homemade Chicken and Rice-Soup

6 Serving

65 Minutes

347 Calories


  • 2 free range boneless chicken breast
  • 3 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cups of chicken liquid stock
  • 6 cups of water
  • 1 cup of long-grain white rice
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced crosswise 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 tbsp of fresh dill
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cups of fresh spinach
  • 1/4 lemon juice


  • Step 1: Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot set over medium heat.
  • Step 2: Add the onion and sauté until translucent, about three minutes followed by the garlic and sauté this for a further two minutes.
  • Step 3: Add the chicken liquid stock, water, raw chicken breasts and rice. Bring this to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Step 4: Remove the chicken and shred it with 2 forks. Once shredded, place it back in the pot along with celery, carrots, salt, pepper, and fresh dill.
  • Step 5: Simmer for 15 minutes then stir in your fresh spinach and lemon juice. When the spinach has wilted, your chicken soup is done!