Chicken Velvet Soup


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

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 6 tablespoons butter

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • 3 cups chicken broth

  • ½ cup milk

  • ½ cup light cream

  • 1 cup finely chopped cooked chicken


  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
21g Fat
9g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 270
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 157mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 124mg 3%

* 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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