Creamy Chicken and Corn Chowder Recipe

Creamy Chicken and Corn Chowder Recipe

How To Make Creamy Chicken and Corn Chowder

Enjoy a hearty comfort dish with this chicken and corn chowder. It’s loaded with bacon, peppers, and potatoes cooked in a cream and broth.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbchicken breast,(3 cups), boneless, skinless, cooked and shredded
  • 8slicesbacon,cooked and crumbled
  • ¼cupbutter,diced into 1 tbsp pieces
  • cupsred bell pepper,(1 large, diced
  • cupsyellow onion,(1 medium), diced
  • 2jalapenos,seeded for less heat if desired, finely chopped
  • 4clovesgarlic,minced
  • cupall purpose flour
  • 6cupslow sodium chicken broth
  • 3cupsrusset potatoes,(3 medium), peeled and diced slightly less than ½ inch thick
  • 2bay leaves
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • cupsfresh or frozen corn
  • cupshalf and half
  • green onions and seeded,finely chopped jalapenos, for serving, optional

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add red bell pepper, onions, jalapenos, and saute for about 3 minutes until tender.

  2. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds longer. Stir in flour, and cook for 2 minutes stirring constantly. While stirring, slowly add in chicken broth and whisk until well blended.

  3. Add potatoes, bay leaves, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring mixture to a boil stirring frequently, then reduce heat to medium-low and cook uncovered for 10 minutes or just until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.

  4. Add in cooked chicken, corn, and half and half, then simmer uncovered for 10 to 15 minutes longer, stirring occasionally.

  5. Serve warm topped bacon, green onions, and optional jalapeno peppers.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 553.02kcal
  • Fat: 33.63g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.38g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.38g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.42g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.95g
  • Fiber: 3.78g
  • Sugar: 7.21g
  • Protein: 27.83g
  • Cholesterol: 99.96mg
  • Sodium: 1280.09mg
  • Calcium: 106.29mg
  • Potassium: 981.21mg
  • Iron: 2.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 183.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 55.49mg
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