Cream of Chicken Soup
Why I Love This Recipe
Cream of chicken soup.
Ingredients You'll Need
2 chicken breasts
1 ⁄ 4 cup celery, diced
1 ⁄ 4 cup onion, chopped fine
1 teaspoon minced garlic
3 cups water
1 ⁄ 3 cup butter
1 ⁄ 3 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
all the chicken stock from yesterday
1 ⁄ 4 teaspoon white pepper
1 ⁄ 4 teaspoon black pepper
1 ⁄ 2 teaspoon salt
1 ⁄ 8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
Make your chicken stock.
Prepare your vegetables as described above, using the knife
skills that you have learned.
Place chicken into a pot, add your prepared vegetables and
Bring to a boil and turn down the heat. Allow to simmer for
Remove from heat, label pot and allow to cool on stove top.
Strain your stock from yesterday. DO NOT THROW THE
WATER/STOCK AWAY! (Use a colander and place over a large bowl.
Pour entire mixture into colander and allow it to drain.)
Cut chicken up and place back into colander with the vegetables.
Melt butter in large heavy saucepan.
Add flour mixing well.
Cook for 1-2 minutes.
Add milk and chicken stock mixing well.
Cook and stir until mixture thickens and comes to a boil.
Reduce heat and stir in chicken, vegetables and remaining seasonings.
Adjust seasonings to taste.
Cook over low heat for 5 minutes.