Chickumber Chowder Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Onion1 Medium, chopped for 1/2 cup
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 All purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Seasoned salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 White pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Chicken broth3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Cucumbers2 1⁄2 Pound, peeled, halved length wise, seeded, cut up (5 medium ones)
 Chicken/Turkey12 Ounce, cubed, cooked
 Long grain rice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Bay leaves2
 Light cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), snipped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 623 Calories from Fat 354

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.6%

Saturated Fat 21.7 g108.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 153.8 mg

Sodium 734.5 mg30.6%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.5%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 24 g48.8%

Vitamin A 33.8% Vitamin C 34.7%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 14.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan, over medium temperature, heat butter or margarine and sauté the onion in butter or margarine till tender and translucent but not brown.
2. Blend in the flour, seasoned salt, white pepper and chicken broth and stir to cook well till thick and bubbly.
3. Add cucumber and cover and simmer for about 10 minutes.
4. Pour half the mixture at a time into a blender; cover and blend on medium speed for 30 seconds and return to the saucepan.
5. Stir in chicken or turkey, uncooked rice, lemon juice, and bay leaves and bring it to boil.
6. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for about 25 minutes or till rice is tender.
7. Remove bay leaves and stir in cream and parsley; heat through.
8. Season with salt and pepper for taste.

SERVING
9. In a large serving plate, arrange the rice.
10. Garnish with snipped parsley and serve hot.
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