375g packages precooked grilled chicken strips, cut into ½-inch pieces
⅓ cup chives, chopped
Season with salt and ground black pepper, to taste
* chives, for garnish
* lemon peel, for garnish
Heat broth, reserving ¼ cup, in 3- to 4-quart saucepan over medium heat until it comes to a simmer. Meanwhile, zest lemon peel; set aside. Juice lemons; set aside.
In a food processor or blender, combine 1 ½ cups cooked rice, heavy cream and remaining ¼ cup broth; process until smooth. Add rice mixture, remaining cooked rice, lemon juice and chicken strips to broth. Simmer 5 to 8 minutes, or until heated through. Add chopped chives; cook 1 minute.
Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with lemon peel and chives, if desired.