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Chicken Bisque Recipe

When the weather starts turning cooler, we like to sit down to dinner with this colorful rich bisque. Add hot rolls and a salad, and you have a hearty meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 2 quarts chicken broth
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, undrained
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour


  • 1. In a soup kettle or Dutch oven, combine the first eight ingredients; bring to a gentle boil. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Gradually add to boiling soup, stirring constantly until smooth. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Yield: 10 servings (2-1/2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 198 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 1,204 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein.