chicken rice soup chinese

chicken rice soup chinese

chicken rice soup chinese


Welcome to Focus on Taste site. Warm, comforting, and packed with flavor, Chinese Chicken Rice Soup is a beloved dish that offers a delightful blend of tender chicken, fragrant rice, and nourishing broth. This recipe brings you an authentic taste of Chinese cuisine, while being easy to prepare and perfect for any time of the year.

chicken and rice soup chinese


  • 1 cup cooked chicken breast, shredded
  • 1/2 cup jasmine rice, rinsed
  • 6 cups chicken broth 
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced 
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 2 green onions, sliced 
  • 1 carrot, julienned.
  • 1 cup bok choy, chopped.
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce.
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil.
  • Salt and white pepper to taste
chinese chicken rice soup


1. Prepare the Ingredients:

   - Cook the chicken breast until fully done, then shred it and set aside. Rinse the  rice under cold water & drain.

2. Sauté Aromatics:

   - In a large pot, heat a drizzle of oil over medium heat. Add minced ginger and garlic, sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.

3. Cook Rice:

Add the rinsed jasmine rice to the pot and stir to coat with the aromatics. Pour in the chicken broth and bring it to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15-20 minutes or until the rice is tender.

4. Add Vegetables:

 Toss in the julienned carrot and chopped bok choy. Continue to simmer for an additional 5-7 minutes until the vegetables are tender.

5. Season the Soup:

Stir in the shredded chicken. Add soy sauce and sesame oil for depth of flavor. Add salt and white pepper to taste.

6. Serve:

Ladle the Chicken Rice Soup into bowls. For a fresh touch, garnish with thinly sliced green onions.

chinese chicken and rice soup


 For a heartier version, consider adding other vegetables like mushrooms or corn. If you prefer a more intense ginger flavor, add a bit of grated ginger just before serving. Leftovers can be refrigerated and reheated, but note that the rice may absorb more liquid over time.


Indulge in the exquisite taste of Chinese Chicken Rice Soup, a harmonious blend of textures and flavors that warms the heart and satisfies the soul. With this straightforward recipe, you'll be able to recreate an authentic Chinese culinary experience right in your own kitchen. Enjoy the goodness of this classic dish that offers comfort and nourishment in every spoonful.

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