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Chicken & Wild Rice Soup {Panera Copycat}

Make one of your favorite restaurant soups at home any day of the week with this version of Chicken & Wild Rice Soup; a Panera Bread copycat recipe.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, copycat recipe, rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 cups
Author Carrie's Experimental Kitchen



  • In a large saucepan, drizzle olive oil on the bottom and add your carrots, celery, onion, marjoram and seasoned flavor packet and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add the rice and stir; then add the flour.
  • Next, add the chicken broth and water, bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • While this is simmering, heat the heavy cream and milk in a small saucepan until hot; then add to the soup mixture along with the cooked chicken.
  • Simmer for another 30 minutes or until the rice is cooked through. Season with salt and pepper.