Corn and Shrimp Chowder

Corn and Shrimp Chowder

The best of corn and seafood chowders come together in one delicious dish!

Prep Time

50

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

7

servings

4
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
medium onion, coarsely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, coarsely chopped (1/2 cup)
6
small red potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2
cups Green Giant® Niblets® frozen corn
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® chicken broth (4 cups)
1/4
cup Gold Medal® Wondra® quick-mixing flour
2
cups half-and-half
12
oz frozen uncooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail shells removed (do not thaw)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
  1. In 5- to 6-quart Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium-high heat 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp. Stir in onion, celery, potatoes, frozen corn and thyme. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion and celery are softened.
  2. With wire whisk, beat in broth and flour. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender and soup is slightly thickened.
  3. Stir in half-and-half, shrimp, salt and pepper. Cover; cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are pink.
Makes 7 servings (1 1/3 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve-With
Make this cozy soup the star of a simple meal. A basket of hearty whole-grain or sourdough rolls or breadsticks is the only accompaniment needed.
Special Touch
Perk up the presentation of this chunky chowder by sprinkling each serving with chopped fresh thyme or parsley.
Did You Know?
The term chowder is used to describe a thick, rich soup with chunks of food. The name comes from the French chaudière, or "cauldron."

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 420
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 125mg;
  • Sodium 890mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.