Cream Of Chicken Soup

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  • Published Mar 26th
  • Servings4
  • Calories330
This is a good basic cream of chicken soup recipe. You can use cornstarch instead of flour to make the roux, if you are allergic to flour. You can also omit the salt, if you are on a restrictive diet. The best thing about making recipes yourself, is that you control what goes into your soup, minus the unhealthy preservatives!

Cream Of Chicken Soup Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cream Of Chicken Soup for 4 servings:

  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 cups finely chopped, cooked chicken meat
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Cream Of Chicken Soup Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Cream Of Chicken Soup easily:

  1. 1 In a 3 quart saucepan, heat oil. Gradually stir in flour. Let this form a paste, or roux. Then, gradually stir in the milk and continue stirring until thickened.
  2. 2 Add chicken to white sauce mixture. Add sugar, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Mix well and simmer for 20 minutes over low heat.
  3. 3 If soup is not as thick as desired, mix a small amount of corn starch with a small amount of water and add to soup. Simmer for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 330 calories; 14.6 grams of fat; 21.1 grams of carbohydrates; 27.5 grams of protein; 72 milligrams of cholesterol; 427 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jun 24th 2007

    We didn't add sugar or taste this plain...honestly, I wouldn't eat cream of chicken plain whether it's canned or not. We used this in a chicken and broccoli casserole and it tasted BETTER t ...

  2. Jan 24th 2007

    My husband and I really liked this...I did change it, since my son and I are allergic to dairy...we used unsweetened soy milk in place of regular milk, did not add sugar (strange?), added a ...

  3. Nov 24th 2006

    This was exactly the type of recipe I was looking for as a good base for casseroles that call for cream of chicken soup. I was looking for something without all the sodium and preservatives ...

  4. Oct 23rd 2006

    Thank you for posting a recipe so useful! I have been looking for a simple from scratch cream of chicken recipe for a long time! The canned soup is so full of salt, preservatives and who kno ...

  5. Jan 10th 2006

    The consistency was great, but there just wasn't a 'chickeny' flavor. I added a can of chicken broth, the juice of a whole lemon, and a half cup of white wine. Delicious! With those addit ...

  6. Nov 11th 2002

    Sorry I didn't read the reviews. I agree with the others, thin, tasteless, not at all like cream of chicken soup should taste. The sugar should be eliminated completely.

  7. Oct 25th 2002

    Didn't taste like cream of chicken, it wasn't horrible, but...I can't put my finger on what it did taste like. Thanks anyway Holly ;)

  8. Nov 7th 2001

    I needed a quick ceamed soup recipe for my HS Food's class and I didn't read the one review. I agree as is it's not very good. The sugar makes it sweet and there is little chicken flavor. ...

  9. Aug 30th 2001

    I have been cooking for 40 years and this is the worst cream of chicken I have ever made