Start by cooking the chicken breasts until they are fully cooked. Then, shred the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
In a large pot, sauté diced onion, carrots, celery, and minced garlic until they become tender and fragrant.
Stir in the wild rice blend, chicken broth, thyme, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil
Add the shredded chicken to the soup and let it simmer to meld the flavors.
If desired, pour in heavy cream for a creamy texture. Simmer for a few more minutes.
Remove the bay leaves, garnish your Chicken and Wild Rice Soup with fresh parsley, and serve it piping hot
Chicken and Wild Rice Soup is a hearty and comforting dish that's perfect for chilly days or when you need a bowl of warmth.