Recipe

Chicken & rice soup

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Chicken & rice soup
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 large_piece (200g) brown onion, chopped finely
  • 1/3 cup (65g) white long-grain rice
  • 1 large_piece (220g) tomato, chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon pickled jalapeño chillies, drained, finely chopped,
  • 1 cup fresh coriander (cilantro), coarsely chopped
  • 1 large_piece (320g) avocado, chopped finely
  • 1/2 (800g) whole uncooked chicken
  • 1 medium_piece (120g) carrot, halved
  • 1 small_piece (80g) brown onion, halved
  • 1 (150g) stalk celery, halved
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1.5 litre (6 cups) water

Method

Chicken & rice soup
  • 1
    Make chicken stock. Combine ingredients in a 6-litre (24-cup) pressure cooker; secure lid. Bring cooker to high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions. Reduce heat to stabilise pressure; cook 15 minutes. Release the steam pressure according to manufacturer's instructions, remove lid. Strain stock into a large heatproof bowl. Reserve chicken, discard solids.
  • 2
    Discard skin and bones from chicken, shred meat coarsely.
  • 3
    Heat oil in a 6-litre (24-cup) pressure cooker, cook onion, stirring, until soft. Add rice, stir to coat in onion mixture. Add stock, secure lid. Bring cooker to high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions. Reduce heat to stabilise pressure, cook for 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Release the steam pressure according manufacturer's instructions, remove lid. Return chicken to cooker with tomato and chilli, simmer, uncovered, until hot. Stir in coriander, season to taste.
  • 5
    Serve soup topped with avocado.

Notes

Always check the manufacturer's instructions before using a pressure cooker.

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