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   Chicken and Corn Chowder
Introduction:

Watch out for the jalapeño pepper!


Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain flour
  • 3 cups 1% milk
  • 2 cups skinless and boneless chicken, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 1 teaspoon fresh (or 1/4 teaspoon dried) thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (14 3/4 oz.) can of creamed corn

1. Melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium heat.

2. Add onion, celery, and jalapeño and cook about 3 minutes or until tender.

3. Add flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

4. Stir in milk, chicken, corn, thyme, red pepper, salt and creamed corn.

5. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

Serves 6.

Reprinted with permission by Public Health – Seattle & King County
     


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Member Comments About this Recipe


"Tastes Great!" -- TERESAROSE
"it was easy...and i made mine with corn muffins too! that was a great idea. we cut back on the spicy stuff, but it was good. great for the kids! they loved it!" -- POCONOMOM
"super easy and very good. I made with corn muffins." -- MCHEZAR
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Fat: 7.0 g
Carbohydrates: 49.9g
Calories: 349.2
Protein: 26.7g

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