Creamy Chicken Chowder

A chowder is a thick soup made with cream or milk and sometimes cheese. You can make this with sliced turkey breast if you’d like.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ lbs. sliced boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 cups frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. dried basil leaves
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups frozen baby peas
  • 2 cups light cream
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

  • In large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until tender, about 6 minutes. Add chicken; cook and stir until browned, about 6-7 minutes.
  • Add potatoes; cook and stir 5 to 6 minutes until some potatoes begin to brown. Add carrots and celery; cook and stir 4 minutes.
  • Add broth, basil, salt, and pepper; bring to a simmer. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes until carrots are tender. Add peas.
  • Combine cream and cornstarch; add to chowder; simmer 5 minutes. Add cheese; cook and stir until cheese melts and peas are hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ lbs. sliced boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 cups frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. dried basil leaves
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups frozen baby peas
  • 2 cups light cream
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

  • In large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until tender, about 6 minutes. Add chicken; cook and stir until browned, about 6-7 minutes.
  • Add potatoes; cook and stir 5 to 6 minutes until some potatoes begin to brown. Add carrots and celery; cook and stir 4 minutes.
  • Add broth, basil, salt, and pepper; bring to a simmer. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes until carrots are tender. Add peas.
  • Combine cream and cornstarch; add to chowder; simmer 5 minutes. Add cheese; cook and stir until cheese melts and peas are hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories510
Total Fat28g
Saturated Fat13g
Cholesterol125mg
Sodium1110mg
Total Carbohydrate34g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars7g
Protein33g