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Slow-Cooker Chicken-Corn Chowder

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Slow-Cooker Chicken-Corn Chowder
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 4 hr 35 min
  • Servings 12
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Our savory chowder—chock full of chicken, corn, potatoes and green chiles—is simmered to perfection in your slow cooker.
By Arlene Cummings
Created Jun 13, 2011

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 large new potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded, chopped
  • 1 leek, cleaned, chopped, if desired
  • 1 small onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
  • 3 cups frozen corn (from two 12-oz bags)
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • 1 package (3 oz) cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 2 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup sherry wine
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb crumbled cooked bacon, if desired for garnish
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley, if desired for garnish
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    In slow cooker, mix all ingredients except whipping cream, cornstarch, salt and pepper, bacon and parsley.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on High heat setting about 4 hours or on Low heat setting 8 hours.
  • 3
    In small bowl, beat whipping cream and cornstarch with whisk until smooth. Stir into mixture in slow cooker. Cover; cook 15 minutes longer.
  • 4
    Season chowder to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish individual bowls of chowder with parsley and bacon.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    This dish is great served with biscuits and a salad.
  • tip 2
    If you don’t like to cook with wine, you can substitute chicken broth.

Nutrition

300 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 15g Protein, 32g Total Carbohydrate, 8g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
510mg
21%
Potassium
850mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
8g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%
60%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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