Corn & Chicken Chowder

6
Servings
15m
Prep Time
45m
Cook Time
1h
Ready In


"Every August my Grandmother and her cousin would use our farm grown sweet corn to make corn chowder seasoned with lots of bacon and onions. I adapted a recipe from Cooking Light magazine for a lighter version, one that adds chicken and cheese. My family loves it and I often keep it warm in a slow cooker to be served at work potlucks."

Original recipe yields 6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (556.7 g)
  • Calories 433.5
  • Total Fat - 13.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 94.2 mg
  • Sodium - 1551.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 37 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.8 g
  • Sugars - 7 g
  • Protein - 40.5 g
  • Calcium - 309.6 mg
  • Iron - 2.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 42.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

In a soup pot, saute bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from the pot; crumble and set aside.

Step 2

Saute chicken, onion and bell pepper over medium heat in the bacon grease for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Stir in chicken broth, potatoes and Goya seasoning (if using); bring to a boil.

Step 4

Cover pot, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.

Step 5

Add corn; stir well.

Step 6

Place flour in a medium bowl. Gradually whisk milk into the flour.

Step 7

Stir milk mixture into the pot. Cook over medium heat for 15 minutes, or until thickened, stirring frequently.

Step 8

Stir in cheese, bacon, salt and pepper. Enjoy!

Tips & Variations


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MainEAck

Very good chowder! I loved the addition of the cheese.

review by:
(11 Dec 2019)

LindasBusyKitchen

Loved this chowder! What a great flavored bowl of chunky chowder this makes. I didn't use the Goya jamon, but did add in about 1/2 cup of chopped leftover smoked ham shoulder cut into small chunks for the flavor, and I substituted canned milk for some of the milk, and then added in Half and Half for the rest of the milk portion. I love that I have another great chowder recipe to keep me warm in the winter! Thanks so much for sharing with us Acerast! Linda

(27 Jan 2012)