Homemade Cream of Chicken

Introduction: Homemade Cream of Chicken

About: Estelle Forrest is a wife, mother, business owner and self-taught home cook. She loves to get creative in the kitchen and makes a point of making dinner for her family almost every night of the week. Estelle l…

Delicious and velvety homemade cream of chicken that can replace the can with ease.

Cook Time 15 minutes Servings 3 cups


  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 4 Flour
  • 2 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Poultry Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Celery Salt
  • 1 tsp White Pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream


Sauce Pan


Spoon or Ladle

Mason Jar with lid (if making for use later)

Step 1: Make the Roux

In a saucepan over medium heat, add butter and garlic powder. Once melted, whisk in flour, let cook for 2 minutes.

Step 2: Add the Flavor

Whisk in chicken broth and let cook for 2 minutes. Then whisk in poultry seasonings, celery salt, white pepper, and salt.

Step 3: Make It Creamy

Whisk in heavy cream and let cook for 2 minutes more. Reduce heat to low and let simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Use in a recipe right away or transfer to a mason jar, let cool completely before securing the lid. Keep in refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Use as a replacement for any recipe that calls for canned cream of chicken.

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    Question 14 days ago on Introduction

    Didn't realize Cream of Chicken was so easy to make from scratch, going to do this soon. Though there's a question about quantity of flour, ingredients has "4 Flour" listed.
    4 (what of) Flour tbsp tsp other?