This easy chicken soup recipe is a great quick healthy meal to put together if you don't have the luxury of left over chicken lying about. It's made from just one chicken breast, leek, onion, rice and stock. It's as simple as that. It tastes absolutely delicious and its only 234 calories per serving!

Easy Chicken Soup

A simple easy chicken soup recipe. Easily made and perfect for soothing winter aches and pains.
Course Lunch
Cuisine International
Keyword chicken soup recipe, easy chicken soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 234kcal
Author Neil


  • 1 small chicken breast or left over chicken approximately 150g - 180g
  • 1 L chicken stock
  • 40 g washed rice I use wholegrain basmati rice
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 Leek diced green and white parts separated
  • 150 ml skimmed milk
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped parsley


  • Grill the chicken breast, allow to cool and then shred / cut up finely.
  • Add stock to saucepan, bring to the boil and add the washed rice.
  • Add the diced onion, the white diced parts of the leek and the shredded chicken and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Add the green diced parts of the leek and simmer for a further 10 minutes.
  • Add the milk, check the vegetables are tender, season with salt and pepper and add the parsley for decoration.


This chicken soup is freezable.


Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 25.5g | Protein: 13.7g | Fat: 8.2g | Saturated Fat: 2.7g | Cholesterol: 30.2mg | Sodium: 403.8mg | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugar: 8.4g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 10.7mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 1.8mg