Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

November 27, 2012
Thick and creamy Chicken Corn Chowder warms and satisfies the belly on cold winter days.  But with its fabulous flavor and how easy it is to make, it's perfect for enjoying any time of year!

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It's been a string of gray days in my neck of the woods.  You know, those curl-up-on-the-couch-with-a-big-cozy-blanket kind of days.  And I don't much care for gray, curl-up-on-the-couch kind of days.

But there is something that makes these kind of days at least a little bit better. -- Homemade soup.

A big pot of a nice, hearty, belly-warming kind of soup.  Like this creamy Chicken Corn Chowder.

I just adore chowders, whether it be this Chicken Corn Chowder, our slow cooker clam chowder, slow cooker ham & corn chowder, or my very favorite kielbasa potato soup.  With my New England roots, that's no shocker, right?

Thick and creamy Chicken Corn Chowder warms and satisfies the belly on cold winter days.

But just exactly what makes a soup a chowder?

Specifically, a chowder is a thick, rich, chunky soup generally made with a cream base.  Chowders got their start as primarily seafood soups, typically including fish, clams, or a mix of treats from the sea.

But the primary ingredient in chowders now include a much wider array of vegetables and meats, like ham, potato, corn, and sweet potato chowder, to name a few.

And let me just say, it's that thick, creamy goodness chowders are known for that I love so much.  The thicker the better for my chowder!

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One thing I really love about this particular Chicken Corn Chowder is it gets a lot of its thick creaminess from cream-style corn instead of tons of cream and thickener.  While that doesn't take out all the fat and calories, it at least helps take it down a little bit from a traditional chowder.

The cream corn also adds a really nice touch of sweetness to the base of the chowder.

This particular Chicken Corn Chowder gets a lot of its thick creaminess from cream-style corn instead of tons of cream and thickener.

Then throw a little bit of wine into the mix, and Chicken Corn Chowder gets even better.  Oh, wine makes everything better when you're cooking. -- Who's with me??

So, if it's a gray winter day for you, whip up a big pot of steamy, creamy, comforting Chicken Corn Chowder.  It just may help chase the gray away.

But with its fabulous flavor and how easy it is to make, remember this tasty chowder is perfect for enjoying any time of year!

Bowl of Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder Image
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Yield: about 10-12 servings
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Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

Thick and creamy Chicken Corn Chowder warms and satisfies the belly on cold winter days. But with its fabulous flavor and how easy it is to make, it's perfect for enjoying any time of year!
prep time: 20 Mcook time: 40 Mtotal time: 60 M

ingredients:

  • 5 c. chicken broth
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts, diced into small pieces
  • 2 potatoes, diced
  • 3 T. butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 6 T. all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c. dry white wine
  • 1 c. light cream or milk
  • 2 (16 oz.) cans cream-style corn
  • 3 c. frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1/4 c. chopped fresh parsley
  • salt & pepper, to taste

instructions:

How to cook Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

  1. Bring chicken broth to a boil. Add diced chicken and potatoes; return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes.
  2. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat butter. Add onion and saute until limp, about 3 minutes. 
  3. Stir in flour, whisking for about 1 minute. 
  4. Stir in wine, cream or milk, chicken broth with cooked chicken and potatoes, cream-style corn, and corn kernels.
  5. Bring to a simmer (bubbling but not boiling), stirring frequently. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Add diced red pepper, parsley, and salt and pepper. Heat for about 2 minutes.
TRACEY'S NOTES:
  1. This makes a huge pot of soup! Cut the recipe in half if you're serving a small crew or aren't a big fan of leftovers.
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21 comments

  1. I love soup on a rainy day! This looks SO good! Pinned.

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  2. Great pictures, this looks delicious. I am your newest follower. I would love for you to visit me at memoriesbythemile.com
    Wanda Ann

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  3. Love creamed corn. what a great addition to the soup. Thanks for sharing on Thursdays Treasures.

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  4. This looks awesome! Love your version.
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    -Becky

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  5. Yum. Do you think I would ruin it if I subbed the wine for chicken broth? Tiffany

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    1. Tiffany - I think you can take out the wine and use extra chicken broth just fine. The wine adds a nice little zip to the flavor ... but I think all will still be well without it.
      Enjoy!

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  6. What a lovely soup! I recently made a spicy crab & corn chowder and it was delicious. However, crab meat is quite expensive; chicken is much more economical. I will be trying this one day. Pinned for future reference.

    I will be featuring this on my blog at tomorrow's Marvelous Mondays party. Thanks for sharing! :)

    Julie

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    1. Thanks so much, Julie! I appreciate you dropping by to let me know. I'll see ya tomorrow over at Marvelous Mondays!

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  7. Thanks so much for linking to Make the Scene Monday @ Alderberry Hill. You are being featured later this evening!
    Have a fantastic week ahead!

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  8. Another soup recipe I am going to try. :) Thanks for sharing on the Monday Funday Party. Pinning to Monday Funday Pinterest board.

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  9. My family loves corn chowder with ham. I'll have to try this version. It looks delicious. I'm visiting from Tips & Tricks.

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  10. This looks so delicious! Especially with the kielbasa in it! I would love if you would share this at The Soup-er Recipe Link Up! http://themadmommy.com/soup-recipe-linkup

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  11. That looks so hearty and comforting, yet still so fresh :)

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  12. This looks amazing! I love corn chowder, it's one of my favorites. I think the creamy corn chowder is so clever. I have never thought of using it. Such a great idea! I would love if you would share this at "Celebrate It!" blog party! It's all about how we celebrate the everyday moments of life! I hope you will stop by!
    http://thefreshmancook.blogspot.com/2015/02/celebrate-it-blog-party_19.html

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  13. Oh my gosh! I came or the chicken corn chowder and fell in love with the rest of the soups! Holy cow! They all look amazing!

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  14. I'm with you! Soup makes everything better! Thanks for linking up with Best of the Weekend!

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  15. I cannot wait to try this! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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  16. Thanks for sharing on Best of the Weekend - this recipe is being featured tonight!

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  17. Thanks for sharing your recipe with us at The Blogger's Pit Stop! Definitely looks like a great recipe for a cold day!

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  18. What a fabulous recipe with photos to match!! Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday!

    Mollie

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  19. This is making me want some soup! Looks and sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party. Have a great week.

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