Easy Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe
2.8 from 5 votes

Easy Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, soup
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 853kcal
Author: Christina Hitchcock

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 pound bacon - diced
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast - cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 3 teaspoons House Seasoning Blend - divided
  • 1/2 cup onion - chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery - diced
  • 1/2 cup carrots - diced
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper - chopped
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 4 cups half and half
  • 2 red skin potatoes - diced
  • 4 cups frozen corn - divided
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese - shredded

Instructions

  • In a large soup pot, heat vegetable oil over medium high heat.
  • Add bacon and cook bacon until crisp, about 5 minutes.
  • Drain fat, leaving 2 tablespoons of bacon fat in the pan.
  • Season chicken with 1 teaspoon House Seasoning Blend; Add chicken and cook over medium heat until no longer pink, about 6 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from pot.
  • Add onion, celery, carrots and peppers and season with 1 teaspoon House Seasoning Blend; Saute for 2 minutes, or until tender.
  • Stir in flour and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add half and half, potatoes and remaining teaspoon of House Seasoning Blend.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low, cover and cook over for 12 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, puree 2 cups of corn in blender.
  • When potatoes are tender, add pureed corn and whole corn to chowder, along with half of the cooked bacon.
  • Allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Top with remaining bacon and shredded cheese.
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