Chicken, corn and risoni soup

Chicken, corn and risoni soup
Preparation time
20 mins
Cooking time
35 mins
Easy Recipes
4 people

Chicken, corn and risoni soup.

This easy chicken, corn and risoni soup is a nutritious and delicious everyday choice for kids.


Chicken, corn and risoni soup


  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 medium brown onion, finely diced
  • 2 teaspoons salt-reduced chicken stock powder
  • 6 cups boiling water
  • 2 (400g) chicken breast fillets
  • 2 sweet corn cobs, husks removed
  • 1/3 cup dried risoni pasta
  • 1 large zucchini, trimmed, finely diced
  • 75g baby spinach
  • Chopped fresh chives

Cheesy herb toasts

  • 4 slices crusty bread
  • 30g butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon coriander, finely chopped
  • 50g (1/2 cup) pizza cheese


  1. Spray a large saucepan with oil. Heat over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Place stock powder and boiling water in a large heatproof jug. Stir to dissolve stock. Add mixture to pan. Bring to the boil.
  2. Add chicken and corn. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 10 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through. Remove chicken and corn. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  3. Meanwhile, add pasta to pan. Simmer for 10 minutes or until pasta is tender. Using 2 forks, shred chicken. Cut kernels from corn cobs. Return chicken and corn to pan. Add zucchini. Simmer for 2 minutes or until zucchini is tender.
  4. Remove pan from heat. Stir in spinach until just wilted. Divide soup between bowls. Sprinkle with chives.
  5. Meanwhile, make herb toasts. Preheat grill to high. Place bread on an oven tray and grill for 1-2 minutes, until lightly toasted. Remove from grill. Mix butter and coriander together and spread over untoasted side of bread. Scatter over cheese. Return to grill for 3-5 minutes, until bubbling and golden.

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