Chicken And Broccoli Creamed Soup
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 200 g chicken breast fillet cut into cubes
- 1 piece large carrot peeled and cubed
- 2 stalks celery chopped
- 2-3 tablespoons MAYA All-Purpose Flour
- 3-4 cups chicken stock
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 head broccoli florets
- ½ teaspoon thyme
- ½ cup heavy cream
- ½ bar cheddar cheese
Heat up oil and butter in a soup pot over medium heat.
Place chicken in the pot, and cook until meat becomes opaque. Add in carrots and celery, continue cooking for 2-3 minutes. Blend in flour and give a good stir. Pour stock and let it boil. Add in broccoli and thyme, cook for another 3-5 minutes or until broccoli is al dente.
Lower heat and bring to a simmer, then add in cream and cheese. Stir lightly then turn off heat. Best served warm.
Yield: 4-6 servings