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Curried Chicken Rice Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

10-12 servings

"This is a terrific way to use up leftover chicken and cooked rice," remarks Judie Anglen of Riverton, Wyoming. "With its mild curry flavor and colorful chunks of carrot and celery, the thick mixture draws rave reviews every time I fix it."

Ingredients

  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 3 cans (12 ounces each) evaporated milk
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 to 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 cups cooked long grain rice

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute carrots, celery and onion in butter for 2 minutes. Stir in flour, seasoned salt and curry until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Gradually add broth. Stir in chicken and rice. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 257 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 610mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein.

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