Mother-in-law Chicken Soup

Mother-in-law Chicken Soup


"When we had to work late, I offered to get my husband to bring some leftover Chicken soup my mother-in-law made. Everyone agreed because we were all broke, but there were groans. After we ate the soup everyone wanted the recipe."


1 h 40 m servings 832 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 832 kcal
  • 42%
  • Fat:
  • 45.9 g
  • 71%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 59.9 g
  • 120%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 227 mg
  • 76%
  • Sodium:
  • 227 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Rinse chicken and place into a large stockpot. Add broth and water to cover. Put in the onion, celery stalk and carrot. bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until the chicken is falling off the bones, about 45 minutes.
  2. Remove chicken from the broth and set aside to cool. Discard onion, celery and carrot. Add rice and continue to simmer for 20 minutes, until rice is tender. Separate the chicken meat from the bones and skin. Shred and return to the pot. Serve hot with corn bread and salad.
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  1. 35 Ratings


Very good recipe. I did have to add extra broth though. Also, I cut the carrots and celery into smaller pieces so that I could leave them in the broth and not discard them.

Since alot of reviews said was bland I added an envelope of Savory Herb with Garlic dry soup mix. It was GREAT comfort and flavor. Try adding this it really added the flavor

Okay basic recipe. Added chopped fresh parsley and lots of spices.

This was a pretty good soup - I made a few changes though. I also used chicken breasts and instead of using canned chicken broth I used home made chicken broth I had in the freezer and threw eve...

I was craving chicken noodle soup, but had no noodles, so I decided to try this. I took a short cut and used chicken breast so I didn't have to debone anything. I also used more broth and less...

Perfect for what I was looking for. It's a great, quick soup recipe. I used brown rice so it needed extra cooking time. I also added a boulion cube, 3/4 c frozen peas, and put the carrots bac...

I didn't measure my water, but i added a can of chicken broth, and 4 bullion cubes, chopped stalk of celery, quarter of an onion, and added 2 cloves of garlic, and sea salt and pepper. as for t...

When I saw the name of this soup I thought it might be what I am looking for, but alas it is just cooking chicken in chicken broth. I want to make my own broth from a nice fat stewing hen which...

My whole family (all six of us!)got the stomach bug. This recipe was perfect. Good, old fashioned, simple-for-the-tummy soup. It tasted great and made us all feel better.