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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Chicken Chowder

2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, cubed
1 1/2 cups carrots, diced
1 1/2 cups raw potatoes, diced
2 chicken boullion cubes (or 2 teaspoons chicken stock powder)
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 cups water
3 tablespoons flour
2 1/2 cups milk

Melt butter in large soup kettle/pan.  Add onions and saute until tender.  Add chicken, carrots, potatoes, boullion cubes, salt, peppeer, and water.  Cover and simmer until vegetables are tender.  Combine flour and 1/2 cup milk in a jar. Cover and shake until blended.  Add to vegetables along with remaining 2 cups milk.  Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.

*From Wanda E. Brunstetter's Amish Friends Cookbook

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Clara ,I make a similar soup but use milk powder instead of milk ie mix a couple of tablespoons of full cream milk powder with enough water to make smooth mix and add.
I made it last night and used raw chicken breast and added a handful of barley,finely chopped parsley and shallots and cooked it all for about an hour on a high simmer - the chicken fell a part with a little help.I added a packet of chicken and corn cup of spup at the emd mixed in with the milk powder and that helps to thicken it