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

Directions

  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.