Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chicken & Rice Chowder

| November 15, 2018

This hearty soup is great for a cold wintry day! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Chicken & Rice Chowder


2 cups sliced fresh carrots
½ cup chopped onion
½ cup chopped celery
1 cup snapped green beans
½ tsp pepper
2 tbsp. butter
3 tbsp. flour
2 cans chicken broth
2 ½ cups cooked chicken – cut into chunks
1 package of ready-to-serve rice
¼ cup half-and-half cream


~In a large saucepan, sauté the carrots, onion, celery, beans, and pepper in the butter until tender.

~Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in broth. While stirring, bring to a boil for about three minutes or until thickened. Mix in chicken, cooked rice, and cream.

~Makes four servings.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day is Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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