Cream of Chicken and Potato Soup


This creamy chicken potato soup is a wonderfully flavorful soup that combines the richness of cream with chicken meat, potatoes, onions, chives, and spices.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 30 mins


  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 bunch chopped fresh chives

  • 2 quarts heavy cream

  • 1 quart milk

  • 2 cups water

  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme

  • 4 potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into cubes

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in flour until absorbed thoroughly by the butter. Add onion and chives and sauté for 5 minutes.

  2. Pour in cream, milk, and water, and season with cumin, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and thyme.

  3. Add in potatoes and chicken. Reduce heat to low and let simmer for 1 hour. Remove from heat, let cool slightly, pour into individual bowls, and garnish each with parsley.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

940 Calories
83g Fat
32g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 940
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 83g 106%
Saturated Fat 51g 256%
Cholesterol 319mg 106%
Sodium 681mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 28mg 140%
Calcium 285mg 22%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 854mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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