Cream of Chicken soup in a small round white and brown dish next to a brown towel on a wooden surface

Cream of Chicken Soup

Make this quick recipe in place of a can of Cream of Chicken Soup the next time you need it for a healthier alternative to condensed soup.
Course Homemade Staple
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, cream of chicken
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 can
Calories 474kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • Melt the butter in a small saucepan
  • Whisk in the flour until completely combined
  • Pour in the chicken broth and milk, whisking until there are no lumps
  • Add the garlic powder and pepper
  • Bring to a simmer and stir continuously until it thickens, about 2-3 minutes
  • Remove from the heat and use in place of one can of Cream of Chicken Soup


Calories: 474kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 788mg | Potassium: 255mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1260IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 148mg | Iron: 1.3mg