Cream of Chicken and Mushroom Soup

Ditch the cans and make homemade Cream of Chicken and Mushroom soup!

Cream of Chicken and Mushroom Soup
 
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Cream of Chicken soup right at home!
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Recipe type: Soup
Ingredients
  • ¼ cups chopped mushrooms
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • salt, to taste
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ cup cooked and shredded chicken
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan over medium to low heat, sautee mushrooms in 2 tsp of butter. Once soft and soggy, remove to a clean plate to use later.
  2. In the same saucepan, melt 3 tbsp of butter.
  3. Next, add flour and continue stirring with a whisk to make the "roux". The mixture may curdle but that's okay. Continue stirring for a minute or two. *Do not leave unattended.*
  4. Next pour chicken stock into the roux while whisking continuously.
  5. Add the sauteed mushrooms back into the soup.
  6. Add salt, pepper and red chilli powder along with the roasted shredded chicken.
  7. Pour in heavy cream and let simmer for a 10 mins or until thickened nicely. Adjust spices if needed.
  8. Top the cream of chicken and mushroom soup with croutons and serve hot!
 

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