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Panera Cream of Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

Brenda Cheeseman: "It is pretty darn close to Panera’s soup. I used…" Read More
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  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 chicken breast halves (cooked and cubed)
  • 1 package long-grain and wild rice blend
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup carrot (diced)
  • 1 cup onion (diced)
  • 1 cup celery (diced)
  • 3 cups light cream
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    Calories920Calories from Fat680
    Total Fat75g115%
    Saturated Fat44g220%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat680
    Total Carbohydrate30g10%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A140%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Brenda Cheeseman 7 months ago
    It is pretty darn close to Panera’s soup. I used a couple peoples tips. I cooked my chicken breast’s in the Dutch oven I was using with a homemade chicken seasoning blend I have to kick it up a notch. Also I added an extra box of rice but not the seasoning packet and added extra cup of chicken broth so it wasn’t to thick. Turned out well. I do think it needs a bit of salt just my personal preference. All in all good and easy.
    Tiffany Cooper a year ago
    Fye!!!!! I definitely will be making again
    Jill S. a year ago
    This tastes yummly! However, if you decide to add more rice a roni like someone suggested bcs you like your soup ricey, beware that it will make it like glop not soup. I had to add tons more of water to thin it out so we could enjoy it as a soup and not a paste. lol. It is a bit heavy, so next time I will not add more rice and will use milk and not cream.
    JeAnna Toni a year ago
    It was amazing I have a big family and I had to double the recipe they loved it I loved it. I actually work at panera and this taste better than the one we served.
    Smith 2 years ago
    We made this soup using rotisserie store bought & prepared chicken. Super flavorful and delicious! A hit with the entire fam, including super picky kiddos. Yum!
    Nuala M 2 years ago
    My family likes rice-ier soup, so I added an additional packet of wild rice. Overall it’s tasty, but a little too heavy made as listed. Next time I will make this with at least 30% less cream. I agree with other reviewers who say the chicken is bland. Next time I’ll make the chicken on the pan with spices and then shred vs boiling it.
    Allison Turcios 3 years ago
    I liked the soup, but the chicken was super bland. Next time I'm going to add some spices to the chicken and cook it on the skillet in oil first (rather than just boiling it). Then I'll chop it up and add it to the soup. I also plan to add some more spices to the soup as one seasoning packet from a Rice-a-Roni didn't really cut it for us.
    Callie D. 3 years ago
    used whole milk, mixed the seasoning packets in the broth with chicken, hearty soup- a little salty added some water to reheat
    Rita Pattison 3 years ago
    Excellent recipe! Better than Panera’s! Used two boxes of Rice A Roni Long Grain Wild Rice. Added extra cup of broth to cut the roux making less pasty. I will definitely make this again using whole milk versus half & half.
    Estera P. 3 years ago
    Very delicious!!! Will make it again!
    Evie Vang 5 years ago
    Delicious just like Panera! Used heavy cream and 2 cups of water and4 cups of broth Definitely will make again!