Lunch | Dinner

Lemon Chicken Wild Rice Soup

  • 10 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 15 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 6


  • 240


  • 11g


  • 17g


  • 23g




  • 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Onion, rinsed and diced
  • 2 Medium Carrots, peeled, washed, and diced
  • 2 Medium Celery Stalks, washed and diced
  • ½ Tsp Dried Thyme
  • 6 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 2 Cups Cooked, Shredded Chicken
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 Tsp Dried Rosemary
  • 2 Cups Cooked Wild Rice
  • Juice of 1 Lemon, washed before juicing
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Sauté Vegetables Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large stockpot. Add garlic, carrots, onion, and celery and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3-4 minutes, or until tender.

  • 3.

    Heat & Enjoy Add dried thyme, chicken broth and bay leaves; bring to a boil. Stir in cooked wild rice, cooked chicken, and rosemary. Simmer until hot throughout. Stir in lemon juice and salt and pepper, to taste. Enjoy!

  • 4.

    Store Refrigerate soup within 2 hours. Soup will keep in a covered container for 2 days in the fridge and up to 3 months in the freezer.

  • 5.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes


Chicken is an excellent lean protein source. Protein needs may be elevated when going through cancer treatments.

Chicken Broth

Chicken broth provides moisture to foods, making them easier to chew and swallow. Broth is also helpful for hydrating the body.


Moist, soft foods, like soup, are often easier to swallow and chew, making them a good choice when dealing with dry mouth.

Fatigue Buster

  • Rice

    Cook rice ahead of time to reduce prep time.

  • Chicken

    Cook chicken ahead of time to reduce prep time.

  • Pre-Diced Mirepoix Mix

    Look for pre-diced mirepoix mixes (carrots, onions and celery) in the produce section of your local grocery store.

  • Garlic

    Purchase pre-minced garlic.

  • Double Up

    Make a double-batch and freeze to eat at a later date.

  • Ask for Assistance

    Ask a friend or family member to help prepare this dish when energy levels are low.

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