20 Chicken Soup Recipes for Every Occasion

Dinner, Ingredient, Lunch, Recipes
on March 2, 2017

We know it; you know it—chicken soup really is good for the soul. Whether you’re under the weather and craving a little comfort, or simply looking for creative ways to stretch leftover ingredients, this roundup of 20 of our favorites has got you covered.


Easy Chicken and Rice Soup

Thanks to rotisserie chicken and pre-seasoned rice mix, this five-ingredient soup could hardly be easier. It cooks low and slow, but the end result is absolutely worth it.

Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn


Chicken Coconut Noodle Soup (Ohn No Khauk Swe)

Ready to really change things up? How about this classic Burmese chicken soup? It’s made with Asian noodles and a comforting coconut milk broth.

Mark Boughton Photography / styling Teresa Blackburn


Chicken Soup with Gnocchi

This one’s about as hearty as they come! Chicken, sausage and ham make for a meat lover’s dream.

Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Kristen Doyle | Dine & Dish


Classic Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls

A comforting classic, the perfect cure for anything that ails ya.

Mark Boughton Photography


Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup

A lighter and leaner spin on heavier corn soups like creamy chowder. This take features a tangy broth and plenty of chicken, so it’s a meal unto itself.

Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup

Nik Sharma


Ginger Chicken Meatball Soup

Sick of the same old, same old? Chicken meatballs are the way to go.

Ginger Chicken Meatball Soup

No Spoon Necessary


Mexican Chicken Noodle Soup

Mexican-inspired flavors meet classic chicken noodle—a game-changing combo, if we’ve ever seen one.

Mexican Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Sylvia Fountaine


Chicken and Artichoke Soup

Fresh parsley and scallions brighten up this ultra creamy bowlful.

Mark Boughton Photography


Peruvian Chicken, Lime and Chile Soup

Chicken is featured here as a topping, rather than a main ingredient of the soup itself. A polenta coating makes the chicken extra crispy, so it offers a nice contrast to the brothy soup below.

Peruvian Chicken Soup Recipe

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Classic chicken tortilla soup made even in easier—in your Crock-Pot! Don’t forget plenty of ripe avocado, crispy tortilla strips and fresh cilantro for garnish.

Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

Megan Hastings / A Dash of Megnut


Chicken, Quinoa and Kale Soup

A swirl of spicy Sriracha gives this simple soup soup serious heat. Add as much or as little as you like.

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Lemony Chicken Soup with Quinoa

Quinoa adds a whole grain twist to classic chicken soup. Lemon and fresh parsley keep the flavors light and bright, so this one’s perfect for cold and flu season.



Thai Chicken and Rice Soup

Store-bought curry paste keeps this recipe simple, while lemongrass and ginger add bold, fresh flavor.

thai chicken soup

Emily Nelson


Creamy Tortellini and Chicken Sausage Soup

Cheese-filled tortellini and generous chunks of sausage make for an especially decadent take on chicken soup.

Creamy Chicken and Tortellini Soup Recipe | Relish.com

Courtney Rowland of NeighborFood


Barley-Leek Soup with Mini Chicken Meatballs

Nutty barley and mini chicken meatballs give this veggie-filled soup a unique spin.


Orzo, Delicata Squash and Chicken Soup with Sage

Winter squash and sage make a winning cool-weather flavor combo, but this recipe’s great all year ’round.


Chicken Vegetable Soup

A classic chicken vegetable soup enhanced with ginger, parsnips and thick egg noodles.

Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn


Comforting Chicken Minestrone

Freshly shaved Parmesan offers this chicken, veggie and bean soup the perfect salty finish.

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