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Chicken, Corn and Bacon Chowder

This homemade chowder is packed with amazing flavours you will go back for seconds or thirds. Chicken, Corn and Bacon Chowder is a type of chowder loaded with fresh corn, chicken, bacon and potatoes; it is the perfect hearty soup to pair with crusty bread.

One of my favourite soup types is the chowder specially the creamy ones, they are such a comfort meal to me, very warming, thick and can never go wrong with it. Regardless of whether its seafood or not, the melt in your mouth potato with the savouriness and creaminess of it makes it a nice dish to have during winter. We had made several chowders before mostly seafood based and rarely chicken based, that will change today because we are making Chicken, Corn and Bacon Chowder, the best of both worlds, the comfort of chicken soup and the heartiness of the chowder, to top it all off we added some bacon to give it an extra flavour and texture. A simple recipe that’s made all in one pot.

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Chicken, Corn and Bacon Chowder

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 hours 10 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Freestyle

Description

Chicken, Corn and Bacon Chowder is a type of chowder loaded with fresh corn, chicken, bacon and potatoes; it is the perfect hearty soup to pair with crusty bread.


Ingredients

Units Scale

Chicken Stock

  • 1 1/2 kg chicken frames
  • 1 large carrot, cubed
  • 1 large white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 litres water

Chowder

  • 500 g potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 4 pcs fresh corn
  • 3 pcs streaky bacon, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 3 tbsp flour, dissolved in 1/2 cup water
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • salt

Garnish

  • 6 pcs streaky bacon
  • spring onions, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a non-stick pan, fry the 6 whole pieces of streaky bacon, once crisp set it aside, reserve the bacon oil. Chop cooked bacon then set it aside.
  2. Remove corn off the cob, set side kernels, reserve the cobs.
  3. In a pot combine all chicken stock ingredients together with the cob, bring to a boil then simmer for 1 hour.
  4. Remove the chicken frames, carrots and cobs from the stock pot and discard. Increase the heat then continue to boil until stock is around half of its original volume, approximately 750 ml. Turn off heat then set aside.
  5. Remove the meat from the chicken frames then set it aside. Discard the bones.
  6. In a pot pour the bacon oil then cook chopped bacon until golden brown.
  7. Add the butter and onion then lower the heat, sauté until onions are soft.
  8. Add corn to the pot, pour reserved chicken stock then bring to a boil. Simmer for 20 minutes in medium heat.
  9. Add potatoes, dried thyme and dissolved flour then continue to boil in low heat for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  10. Add the chicken meat and stir in the cream, cook in low heat for 5 more minutes. Turn heat off.
    Put in serving bowls, serve topped with chopped cooked bacon and chopped spring onions.

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Raymund
Tags: ChickenSoup

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