Chicken Soup: Smoked Chicken, Broccoli and Black Bean Soup

posted by abba 01-03-100 7:27 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Smoked Chicken, Broccoli and Black Bean Soup
Recipe By : Chef Scott Meska,Georges At The Cove
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Soups
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter
1/2 Cup Carrots -- Diced
1/2 Cup Onions -- Diced
1/2 Cup Celery -- Diced
1 Cup Broccoli Stems -- Peeled and Diced
2 Teaspoons Dried Thyme
2 Teaspoons Dried Oregano
1 Teaspoon Dried Sweet Basil
1/4 Cup Dry White Wine
4 Cups Chicken Stock -- Hot
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 Teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
1 Cup Diced Smoked Chicken (Recipe Follows)
1 Cup Cooked Black Beans
1 Cup Broccoli Florets
2 Cups Heavy Cream
Salt And Pepper
2 Tablespoons Cornstarch Mixed With A Little Warm Water

In 1/4 cup butter, saute carrots, onion, celery & broccoli stems for 5 minutes. Add thyme, oregano and basil; saute 5 minutes more. Add wine and deglaze pan. Add hot chicken stock and reduce by one-third. Add Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, smoked chicken, beans and broccoli florets: simmer 5 minutes. Add cream, simmer 5 minutes more and season to taste. Thicken with cornstarch if desired. Drop in remaining butter, piece by piece, stirring until melted and serve immediately.

Smoked Chicken:
On a covered grill, slightly smoke boneless chicken, cooking to medium (about 30 minutes).

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