This flavor packed chicken and rice soup is exactly what you need for comfort food season to give that chilly weather a swift kick out the door! Make a nice warm bowl of southwest flavors like Mexican-style stewed tomatoes with Carolina® White Rice, chicken breast, veggies, avocado, lime juice and cilantro.
Prepare rice according to package directions.
In a large saucepan, combine the cooked rice, broth, tomatoes, and cooked chicken. Heat over medium heat. Stir in the green onions, lime juice, and corn. Pour soup into bowls, top with tortilla chips, tomato, and avocado. Garnish with lime slices and cilantro sprigs, if desired.
To make this a vegetarian or vegan version, skip the chicken and chicken broth and sub in cooked black beans and vegetable broth.
Forget trying to force in your daily dose of vegetables just because you have to. You’ll be craving the delicious variety of vegetables in this Southwest Chicken and Rice soup. You can even mix and match if you want to try out other varieties like chopped broccoli or carrots.
Get your heat on by adding in a bit of chili powder or cumin to the broth mixture. You can also prepare your own cumin seasoned chicken before adding into the soup.
Really into comfort soup season and want more southern flavors? Try this Chicken enchilada soup to get your fill of spicy.
No matter how good a dish is, toppings almost always make it better. Make these rice bowls your own and top with the ingredients you like. Slice up some lime and chopped cilantro. For all you avocado lovers out there, don’t forget those thick slices on top. Want some crunch? Use your favorite crumbled tortilla chips and toss on some shredded cheddar cheese or pepper jack for some cheesy action.