Chicken Soup with Rice and Pico!

I thought I’d share a little staple in Mum’s cooking rotation.  Chicken Soup.  Its good for the soul, good for the tummy, and good for the budget!  Now this isn’t some dinky chicken soup, this soup is loaded with layers of goodness.

serve over rice with pico and french bread!!

serve over rice with pico and french bread!!

Ingredients:

Soup:

Carrots and Zucchini

Carrots and Zucchini

Potato and Onion

Potato and Onion

Chicken Legs/drumsticks (or whatever you have in the freezer)
Chicken Stock (Mum uses homemade from the organic chicken she gets at the farmers market)
Onion
Potato
Carrots
Zucchini

Rice:

Rice Ingredients

Rice Ingredients

Knorr seasoning

Knorr seasoning

Rice (white)
Frozen Peas and Carrots (found at walmart, great value brand)
Knorr Tomato Bouillon with Chicken Flavor

Butter
Bread

Pico:

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo Ingredientes

Pico de Gallo Ingredientes

Pico de Gallo ingredients

Pico de Gallo ingredients

Jalapeño Optional

Jalapeño Optional

Tomatoes
Onion
Jalapeño Pepper
Lime
Cilantro
Black Pepper
Salt
Garlic Salt
What I usually do:

SOUP:

1. Boil the chicken parts for about 20 minutes in chicken stock and some water, salt and pepper.
2. Take out Chicken
3. Bring stock to boil, add potatoes and carrots
4. Boil for 10 minutes
5. Add Zucchini and Onion
6. Boil for another 10 minutes
7. Add chicken back in and keep on low

For the RICE:

1. Heat up a little butter
2. Fry the rice for about 3 minutes or so
3. Add the Knorr Spice
4. Add the peas and carrots
5. Cook Rice per directions on bag/box

For the PICO:

I use this chopper thingy my grandma gave me, It makes the pieces all the same size and pretty but it isn’t needed.

1.  Cut tomatoes, onion, and jalapeño.
2.  Mix together
3.  Squeeze juice of lime
4.  Add a bit of pepper
5.  Add some salt
6.  Add some garlic power
7. Add Cilantro.

Then you have yummy noms soup that is so good and gets even better the next day!  I usually make double the rice and then have fried rice with egg in the morning or for lunch the next day!!  so good!

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7 thoughts on “Chicken Soup with Rice and Pico!

  1. This looks like such a deliciously layered chicken soup recipe! I love soups that have some good layers in them. Now to convince my children and husband to eat soup since I love it and no one else does in my house

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