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Slow-Cooker Chicken-Corn Chowder

slow-cooker chicken-corn chowder Entree
Slow-Cooker Chicken-Corn Chowder
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 4 hr 35 min
  • Servings 12

Our savory chowder—chock full of chicken, corn, potatoes and green chiles—is simmered to perfection in your slow cooker.

Arlene Cummings
Created June 13, 2011
Progresso Broth
Make with
Progresso Broth

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

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.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
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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