Quick Chicken-Corn Chowder

Yield: 6 servings
serving size: 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 2 cups chopped roasted skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 2 breast halves)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels (about 3 ears)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (14 3/4-ounce) can cream-style corn

Directions

Melt the butter in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and jalapeño; cook for 3 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add flour; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in milk and remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook until thick (about 5 minutes).

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving

  • Calories 257
  • Fat 8.1 g
  • Satfat 4.4 g
  • Protein 19.1 g
  • Carbohydrate 28.6 g
  • Fiber 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol 52 mg
  • Sodium 668 mg

Smartpoints: 7

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