Chicken Cheese Chowder

Chicken Cheese Chowder


"A thick cheesy soup that is perfect for winter evenings."


servings 691 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 691 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 41.3 g
  • 64%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 43.5 g
  • 87%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 126 mg
  • 42%
  • Sodium:
  • 2209 mg
  • 88%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large stock pot combine chicken broth, potatoes, celery, carrots and onion. Cover and bring to a slow boil for 15 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  2. In a medium sauce pan melt butter over low heat, add flour and stir until smooth. Let simmer for 1 minute and then increase temperature to medium. Stir mixture constantly, while gradually adding milk. Continue to stir until thick and bubbly.
  3. Add flour mixture to vegetables. Add soy sauce and then gently stir in cheese. Continue to stir until cheese is completely melted.
  4. Add chicken, heat through and enjoy.
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  1. 122 Ratings


I am so glad you all are enjoying my recipe, but please do not complain if your soup doesn't turn out correctly b/c you used the wrong cheese... The proceesed cheese adds a creamy factor that ch...

Absolutely delicious. I was very proud of this chowder after serving it to a party of 25, (I tripled the ingreds.) and everyone loved it. I added corn too. I gave to recipe to many of my guest.....

Very good soup! Per other reviewers, we added some extra potatoes and a dash of cayenne pepper. Although extra potatoes were added, I think I'll even add some more (use 3 cups) and maybe an ex...

i took suggestions from many reviews and the end result was the best chowder we have ever tasted. i added cremini mushrooms and corn to yhe vegetable mixture. i 3 X the potatoes and added a litt...

DELICIOUS!! I used grated cheddar instead of processed cheese and had to add a litte more milk. I also added some cayenne after adding the cheese.

Thanks, Janet, your recipe just got me first place in our annual soup cook-off at work. Got lots of raves! I followed the recipe almost to the letter, but did use more potatoes than called for...

My husband enjoyed this soup but I really did not care for it. I thought that the Velveeta was very over powering and that was mostly all you could taste.

This is my new favorite soup. It took a little time to prepare but it was sooooo worth it. The second time I made it I did add 1/2 can whole kernel corn. If your family likes corn the way we ...

Great job, Janet! This is the best soup I've made in years, and I've made it several times. I double the potatoes and the soy sauce, increase the other veggies by 1/2 cup or so, and make it...