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Chicken Velvet Soup

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"My mother-in-law used to make this often when her son and I first married. It is simple, tasty, and quick to make."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 270 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt butter in a pot over medium-high heat. Whisk flour into butter until mixture forms a smooth paste, about 1 minute.
  2. Whisk chicken broth, milk, and light cream into butter mixture; cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil and thickens, 5 to 10 minutes. Reduce heat to medium, stir in cooked chicken. Return soup to a boil and cook until chicken is heated through, 5 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 270 calories; 20.6 g fat; 9.4 g carbohydrates; 11.9 g protein; 74 mg cholesterol; 157 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is the EXACT recipe once used by "The Tea Room" at L. S. Ayres Department Store in downtown Indianapolis. My mother used to take me there, when I was a little girl in the 60's, and this wa...

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I wish I could say that this was FABULOUS!....but it was just meh. The texture is truly velvety, however the flavor is lacking...and I used homemade stock. I would saute some onions or garlic ...

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This is the EXACT recipe once used by "The Tea Room" at L. S. Ayres Department Store in downtown Indianapolis. My mother used to take me there, when I was a little girl in the 60's, and this wa...

this is pretty amazing nothing but rave reviews. I doubled the recipe and made a few additions such a as adding vegetables and few seasonings. turned out to be a great pot pie filling! yum

I've been looking for Chicken Velvet Soup and finally decided I would try making it. The velvety texture of this soup makes it a winner. I did add celery carrots and onions to the soup to make...

Really good!! Added noodles ( had them) and some canned carrots. Liked that it did not make a huge pot. Will be a soup that will stay in my recipe box!! Already recommended to family!!

This soup really does have the most velvety texture. I am going to use the base for my other creamy soups. However, it was too bland for us. So I added some garlic and poultry seasoning. I also ...

I wish I could say that this was FABULOUS!....but it was just meh. The texture is truly velvety, however the flavor is lacking...and I used homemade stock. I would saute some onions or garlic ...

A very simple and quick soup that is different and very tasty. Very creamy and it does reheat well. Makes a very quick evening meal with all common kitchen ingredients.

Just my favorite soup, ever!

I added some onion powder, a good bit of paprika, some black pepper and just a little Italian seasoning. I used one cup of half and half rather than 1/2 cup of milk and 1/2 cup of cream. I tho...