Canja de Gallina (Chicken & Rice Soup Flavored with Mint & Lemon)

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  • 1 quart chicken stock (1lt)
  • ¼ cup uncooked white rice (46gr)
  • ½ cup shredded cooked chicken (2oz / 62gr)
  • 23 sprigs fresh mint, minced
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges


  1. Pour the chicken stock into a 2qt/2lt saucepan, and bring to a simmer.
  2. Add the uncooked rice, cover, and allow to cook for 20 minutes, until the rice is tender.
  3. Add the cooked chicken, and allow to heat through, about 2 minutes.
  4. Serve the soup immediately, garnished with fresh mint, with lemon wedges on the side.