Bacon Beer Cheese Soup with Chicken

 

In a hurry?   This Bacon Beer Cheese Soup with Chicken will fit the bill, it only takes about 25 minutes and you’re good to go. It may be short on time, but the full bodied, cheesy, thick and creamy goodness will certainly satisfy those taste buds. Loaded with Bacon Beer Cheese and Chicken how could you possibly go wrong.  Top it off with bacon, chive and croutons for some added crunch, and enjoy.

 

Serves 6-8       Total Time    25 min.
 

 Ingredients:

bacon beer cheese soup chicken
                  Bacon Beer Cheese Soup with Chicken

6 slices thick cut bacon
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast

4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons garlic powder 

1/4 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon coarse black pepper
1 cup beer, Belgian-style wheat beer (ex: “Blue Moon”)
1 cup reduced sodium chicken stock
2 cups half-and-half
8 ounces mild cheddar cheese, shredded
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Garnishes:  chives, chopped croutons, diced crisp bacon

 

Full directions here.

 

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