Slow Cooker Chicken and Corn Chowder

Baked by Rachel

Ready in: 285 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 270 minutes
Servings: 8
Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 2 bay leaves
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1lb boneless chicken breast
    Meat
  • 1/3C celery, chopped
    Produce
  • 3C chicken broth
    Canned and Jarred
  • 2-3 slices cooked bacon, for topping
    Meat
  • 2: 15oz cans whole corn kernels, drained (3C total)
    Produce
  • 1 1/2Tb cornstarch
    Baking
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    Produce
  • 1C heavy cream
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 1 jalapeño, seeds removed and diced - optional
    Canned and Jarred;Produce;Ethnic Foods
  • Jalapeño slices, for topping
    Canned and Jarred;Produce;Ethnic Foods
  • 3 1/2C potatoes, small bite sized pieces
    Produce
  • 1C red bell pepper, chopped
    Produce
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp red pepper flakes, optional
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 2 1/2 tsp salt
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 1/4 tsp white pepper
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1C yellow onion, chopped
    Produce

Steps

  • To the bowl of a 5-6 quart slow cooker, add vegetables, seasonings, chicken, chicken broth and bay leaves. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 8 hours. When the intial cook time is up, remove and discard bay leaves.
  • Remove chicken breast, shred or chop into desired sizes and set aside.
  • Whisk cornstarch into heavy cream until smooth.
  • Pour heavy cream mixture into slow cooker, stir to combine. Return chicken to slow cooker, stir gently to disperse. Replace the cover and continue to cook on high for an additional 30-40 minutes.
  • Serve warm with bacon crumbles and jalapeo slices.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 303.61  cal  (15.18%)
  • Fat: 14.21  g  (21.86%)
  • Saturated Fat: 7.59  g  (47.42%)
  • Carbohydrates: 28.19  g  (9.4%)
  • Sugar: 3.91  g  (4.34%)
  • Cholesterol: 79.0  mg  (26.33%)
  • Sodium: 1274.96  mg  (55.43%)
  • Protein: 18.06  g  (36.12%)
  • Vitamin C: 59.67  mg  (72.33%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.85  mg  (42.68%)
  • Vitamin B3: 8.31  mg  (41.55%)
  • Manganese: 0.78  mg  (38.85%)
  • Selenium: 20.32  µg  (29.03%)
  • Potassium: 883.9  mg  (25.25%)
  • Vitamin A: 1239.0  IU  (24.78%)
  • Copper: 0.48  mg  (24.18%)
  • Phosphorus: 234.21  mg  (23.42%)
  • Iron: 4.1  mg  (22.79%)
  • Fiber: 4.67  g  (18.67%)
  • Vitamin B5: 1.52  mg  (15.22%)
  • Folate: 55.54  µg  (13.89%)
  • Magnesium: 54.05  mg  (13.51%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.19  mg  (11.03%)
  • Vitamin E: 1.27  mg  (8.44%)
  • Zinc: 1.16  mg  (7.72%)
  • Vitamin K: 7.89  µg  (7.52%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.11  mg  (7.44%)
  • Calcium: 72.72  mg  (7.27%)
  • Vitamin B12: 0.23  µg  (3.76%)
  • Vitamin D: 0.27  µg  (1.82%)

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