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Cajun Chicken Soup
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Hearty chicken soup with rice, vegetables, and Cajun seasonings.

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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 75 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300.6
Total Carbs 18.5 g
Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
Sugars 3.9 g
Total Fat 4.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Potassium 600.4 mg
Protein 44.3 g
Sodium 444.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1 1/2 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Meat , 1 Starch , 5 1/2 Lean Meat
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Ingredients Directions
  1. Spray a 4-quart pot with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add the chicken breasts and brown for 2 minutes per side.
  2. Add the water or broth, tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, celery, rice, bouillon granules, garlic, Cajun seasoning, and thyme to the pot and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 25 minutes until the chicken is tender and cooked thoroughly.
  4. Remove and set aside the chicken. Cook the soup for 20 minutes until the rice is nearly tender.
  5. Add the corn and okra to the soup and cook for 10 minutes until the okra, corn, and rice are all tender.
  6. Remove the chicken meat from the bones and tear it into bite-sized pieces. Add the chicken to the soup and simmer for 1-2 minutes.

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