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Creamy Chicken, Orzo and Mushroom Soup

Creamy Chicken, Orzo and Mushroom Soup - A comforting meal that will fill you up. Ready in about 30 minutes from start to finish so you can get on with your day. 

Course Lunch
Cuisine English
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 4



  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 100 grams Mixed Mushrooms Try and use some wild ones if you can
  • 4 cloves Garlic finely sliced
  • Salt and Black Pepper I use loads of black pepper!

Coriander and Chilli Paste

  • Handful Coriander
  • 2 small Green Chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • Salt


  • 1 lb Chicken Breast cut into small cubes
  • 400 grams Cream Styled Corn
  • 100 grams Orzo Pasta
  • 200 ml Mushroom or Veg Stock
  • 2 tbsp Creme Fraiche or 250ml Milk of choice


  1. In a large, deep pot over medium high heat, add the oil and butter.

    Stir in the mushrooms, garlic, and salt and pepper. Sauté  for about 8 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.

  2. In a blender combine all the ingredients for the coriander and chilli paste and blend.

  3. In the same pot that you cooked the mushrooms in, stir in the chicken and add the coriander paste. Cook for 5 minutes before adding the creamed corn, mushroom or veg stock and orzo pasta. Cook for 5 minutes, add the mushrooms and cook for a further 3-4 minutes.

  4. Stir in the creme fraiche, check the seasoning and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

If you have any leftover cream of mushroom soup, now is the time to use it up! Just add it to the soup, to enhance the flavour even more. :)