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Easy Chicken Soup

Easy Chicken Soup is made with chicken broth, chicken, and a touch of cream--just a simple chicken soup that's great when you're under the weather.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 358kcal
Author: Lucy Brewer


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 quarts chicken stock
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3-4 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in cold water


  • Place chicken breasts in large stockpot with the stock and broth and simmer for about 20 minutes, until breasts are cooked through.
  • Remove chicken from pot and coarsely chop chicken or puree in food processor and place back in pot.
  • Stir in half-and-half, cream and butter.
  • Using immersion blender, puree until chicken is finely diced and there are no chunks.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Simmer on low for another ten minutes.
  • Add cornstarch and bring to a boil.
  • Turn to low and simmer for about twenty minutes.