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Buffalo Chicken Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Buffalo Chicken Soup

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"I've found a lot of recipes for Buffalo Chicken Soup but none of them seemed just right. After tailoring elements from all the recipes I found into the perfect one, I came up with this. This soup is creamy and smooth with a hint of spice from the buffalo sauce. Serve it up with a dollop of sour cream and some mozzarella sprinkled on top."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    35 mins


  1. Melt the butter in a large pot over medium-high heat; cook the celery and onion in the melted butter until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the flour and allow to cook until absorbed, about 2 minutes more. Slowly stir the half-and-half and water into the mixture. Dissolve the bouillon in the liquid. Stir in the chicken, buffalo wing sauce, and Cheddar cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stirring occasionally, allow the soup to simmer until the the cheese has melted completely, about 10 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 10, 2009

This was excellent. I made a few tweaks that I think contributed to the success. In addition to the onion and celery, I sauteed two hatch chiles (could use anaheim peppers) to give a little heat / flavor. I used 2% milk instead of half-and-half -- there is enough fat content already, and the flour creates all the thickness necessary. I then used 3 cups of chicken stock instead of the 1/3 diluted ratio suggested, which reduces the amount of salt needed but adds a lot of flavor. I used two large roast chicken breasts for the chicken. For the hot sauce, Frank's is a must for authenticity, though it is not particularly hot, so 1/2 cup was about right for me. I would also advise that you wait until the soup is essentially 100% done before adding hte cheese, and then add it in small batches so that it melts in evenly. All in all an excellent soup and one I will make again.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 11, 2010

If you like wings, this is a good recipe. I grew tired of it quickly, and found it needed more "chunks of something else" in there to keep it interesting.

Aug 12, 2009

My husband and I loved this soup. I forgot to buy celery, but didn't miss it. I used leftover chicken from the Spicy Rapid Roast Chicken from this sight, which I HIGHLY RECOMMEND! It was easy and outstanding. I got two great meals from a $4 chicken. If you like buffalo wings, you'll really like this soup. Try it with a salad and the dressing you usually like on your wings--ranch or blue cheese. Enjoy!

Jan 14, 2011

simply Awesome! My family love it!

Nov 04, 2010

When my husband said, "this actually really does taste like a buffalo chicken wings" I knew we had a 5 star recipe. I wanted to add carrots (but mine were gone bad) because I think that will only add to the complete buffalo chicken wing experience, so I definitely would add a carrot or 2 next time. Also, top the soup with a little crumbled blue cheese for even more authenticity. Other than that, the recipe is perfect in it's ratios. Yum!

Feb 01, 2010

Yummy. Needed a little garlic powder, but that's it. Used 2 cans low sodium chicken broth in lieu of boullion/water and then a bit of boullion granules for extra chicken flavor. Used leftover Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken from this site. Added a bit more buffalo sauce too. Yum Yum Yum. if you're a buffalo lover -- this is a great way to go!

Jul 22, 2009

This recipe was a big hit! I made it on a whim after a search for what to do with some leftover chicken I had. It tastes like slightly spicy cream of chicken soup. The only changes I made were to boil my (bone in, skinless) chicken breasts and then use the strained boiling water instead of using plain water and a bouillon cube. Looking forward to the leftovers for lunch today!

Nov 30, 2009

Even better the next day! This soup only gets better as the flavors infuse with each other. When making it, I find blending the flour with the half&half before adding to the pot keeps it from clumping. We also like to use Pepper-Jack cheese in place of the cheddar for added spice and occasionally dropping a little crumbled blue cheese on top of a bowlful for the full "wing" experience.


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  • Calories
  • 259 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 18.3 g
  • 28%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 16.5 g
  • 33%
  • Sodium
  • 570 mg
  • 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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