Sunday, February 20, 2011

Chicken Wild Rice Chowder

This is a recipe from Taste of Home that I changed just a bit.  It is a quick, comfort meal.  This doesn't make a big batch, just enough for a was just one meal from my family of 6.  The recipe says it serves 4. -Kristin

2 c. sliced carrots
1/2 c. chopped onion
1/2 c. chopped celery
2 T. butter
3 T. flour
4 c. chicken broth
3 c. diced, cooked chicken breasts
1 package (8.8 oz.) long grain and wild rice mix, cooked according to directions
1/4 c. half and half
1/8 t. pepper
1/8 t. salt
  • In a large saucepan, saute the carrots, onion and celery in butter until tender. 
  • Stir in flour and then gradually add the broth.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until a little bit thickened.
  • Stir in the chicken, rice, half and half, pepper and salt; heat through.

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