Creamy Lemon Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Donna Bardocz, Howell, MI
2021 wild rice recipe contest finalist

    64 oz chicken bone broth
    1 cup each, finely diced: carrots and celery
    ½ cup finely diced onion
    1/8 tsp garlic powder
    ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted
    1/8 cup cornstarch
    1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
    2 cups cooked wild rice
    2 cups cooked, cubed Just Bare® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets
    ½ tsp each: freshly ground black pepper and sea salt
    ½ cup fresh lemon juice
    lemon slices, garnish

In a large saucepan, combine first 5 ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce to simmer for 20 minutes. In small bowl, blend butter and cornstarch; gradually stir into soup. Simmer 10 minutes; stir frequently. Stir in cream cheese until melted. Add wild rice, chicken, pepper, salt, and lemon juice. Ladle into bowls; garnish.

8 servings

Recipe compliments of the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council

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