Soup is one of the most comforting and versatile dishes that can be enjoyed year-round. And when it comes to making soup, chicken potato soup is a classic that never disappoints. In this blog, we will provide you with a simple and delicious recipe for chicken potato soup that is packed with protein, fibre, and other essential nutrients.
Main ingredients – Potatoes, chicken, onion, garlic, milk, salt and black pepper
Time – 30 to 40 minutes; Serving – 5
Nutrients – Rich in protein, vitamin C, and fibre
Preparation of the ingredients
1. Peel and dice the potatoes into small cubes
2. Finely chop the onion and garlic cloves
3. Chop fresh parsley
4. Cook and shred chicken by adding salt and pepper
|1. Potato||3 (medium)|
|3. Garlic||3 cloves|
|4. Cooked chicken||2 cups|
|5. Olive oil||2 tablespoon|
|6. Chicken broth||2 cups|
|7. Milk||2 cups|
|8. Salt||To taste|
|9. Black pepper||To taste|
|10. Dried thyme||1 teaspoon|
|11. Parsley||Half cup|
Preparing the soup
1. Over medium heat, warm the olive oil in a big pot. Dry heat onion and garlic until soft and fragrant.
2. Stir in the diced potatoes after adding them to the pot with onion and garlic. Cook the potatoes until they begin to soften, about a few minutes.
3. Pour in the chicken broth and milk, and stir to combine. The soup should simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
4. Add the shredded chicken, dried thyme, salt, and pepper to the pot. Once everything is mixed, simmer for a short while more to fully reheat the chicken.
5. After taking the pot from the heat, give it some time to cool. Make the soup smooth and creamy by using an immersion blender.
6. Serve the chicken potato soup hot, garnished with chopped parsley.
Variations on the recipe
Chicken potato soup can be served with a variety of toppings to increase its flavour. Let us see below:
- Add chopped carrots or celery to the soup to increase the nutritional value
- The soup can be spiced up by adding seasonings, hot sauce, and Worcestershire sauce.
- The soup can also benefit from the addition of kale or spinach.
Here is the approximate nutritional information of this chicken potato soup per serving:
1. Calories: 304
2. Protein: 21g
3. Fat: 13g
4. Carbohydrates: 24g
5. Fiber: 3g
6. Sugar: 7g
7. Sodium: 535mg