Comfort Chicken Soup With Rice and Spinach

Total Time
1hr 3mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 33 mins

In 'Saved by Soup' by Judith Barrett

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a heavy 4-quart saucepan over med-high heat.
  2. Add in chicken, season with salt and pepper; cook, stirring, until the chicken pieces have turned white and are just beginning to brown, about 5 minutes; remove the chicken and set aside.
  3. Add in the onion to the saucepan and cook, stirring, over med-high heat until it begins to soften, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Return the chicken to the saucepan; add in the rice and broth, and bring to a boil.
  5. Decrease heat to med-low, partially cover the saucepan, and simmer until the rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
  6. Stir in the spinach and continue cooking 5 minutes more.
  7. Add in the cumin and nutmeg; stir to combine.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.
  9. As this soup stands and cools, it thickens; add some broth or water (1/2 cup at a time) before reheating.