Chicken Corn Chowder

Serves: 10Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into chunks
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup lean ham, diced
  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced
  • 2 cans (16 oz.) low-fat, reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (8¼ oz.) unsalted cream-style corn
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 4 oz. Cheddar cheese, diced
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Melt butter in a large soup pot on medium setting until hot. Add chicken, onion, and ham and sauté over until meat is browned and vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in potatoes and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Stir in corn.
  • In a medium bowl, blend flour and milk. Gradually stir milk mixture into pot. Increase heat to medium; cook until mixture comes to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until soup is thickened, stirring constantly.
  • Add cheese; stir until melted and blended in. Add salt and pepper before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into chunks
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup lean ham, diced
  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced
  • 2 cans (16 oz.) low-fat, reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (8¼ oz.) unsalted cream-style corn
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 4 oz. Cheddar cheese, diced
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Melt butter in a large soup pot on medium setting until hot. Add chicken, onion, and ham and sauté over until meat is browned and vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in potatoes and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Stir in corn.
  • In a medium bowl, blend flour and milk. Gradually stir milk mixture into pot. Increase heat to medium; cook until mixture comes to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until soup is thickened, stirring constantly.
  • Add cheese; stir until melted and blended in. Add salt and pepper before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories220
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol55mg
Sodium530mg
Total Carbohydrate19g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars4g
Protein19g