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Chicken and Rice Soup (Canja)

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“In Brazil we call this Soup " Canja" and it's wonderful for cold's recovery.”
6 bowls

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs boneless skinless chicken pieces (Skinless and boneless, you can choose the part you like best)
  • 2 tablespoons of chicken maggi seasoning, instant bouillon
  • 2 tablespoons of badia complete seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup rice
  • 6 cups water


  1. Clean the chicken parts for fat and nerves and cut them in pieces.
  2. In a big pan mix the onion powder, garlic powder, seasoning , bouillon and the chicken.
  3. Turn the heat on to a medium high (6-7).
  4. Let the chicken fry a little until it changes color from pink to lo light brown.
  5. Add the rice and keep mixing it. We need the rice to get the spice's flavor.
  6. Add the water and let it boil.
  7. When it's boiling reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 20 min or until the rice is really soft.
  8. Enjoy it.

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