A lightened up Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Corn Chowder with crispy bacon items and mozzarella cheese!
As easy as throwing elements right into a sluggish cooker and letting it prepare dinner for you! (Light, No Cream and Dairy Free Options!) Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Corn Chowder… Now this was a household favorite!
Taking full benefit of the abundance of recent corn out there to the place we each stay, this THICK and CREAMY Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Corn Chowder is filled with a lot flavour, they’ll be going again for seconds and thirds!
There have been NO left overs over right here. AND the best half is that the recipe consists of with or with out cream choices plus dairy free choices.
This chowder has been a month-to-month dinner recipe of ours for the final ever-since-I-met-my-husband-16-years-ago deal. He is a hen and corn addict *please ship assist* human being. Chicken and corn all the things all over the place. I’ve NO IDEA why it’s taken me this lengthy to publish it, however right here we’re and right here you go.
Not solely is that this soup filled with corn and fall-apart-chicken. It’s FULL of melted mozzarella cheese (optionally available in the event you’re dairy free) and a lot unimaginable flavour. Let’s see. Garlic. Red capsicums (or peppers). Garlic. BUT. What units this chowder aside from most is all of the potatoes in it, which is what provides this soup the thickness and creaminess while not having cream! Of course, you CAN add cream if you’d like too, for an additional and even greater creamy flavour. BUT. It’s not wanted.
This recipe is so versatile, use recent corn, frozen or canned corn. I modify between recent and canned. Another added aspect is creamed corn, which I’ve discovered through the years lends a good higher flavour to this chowder.
Since I prepare dinner with slow cookers a lot, however appear to expire of time doing so, I went and bought myself an Instant Pot (All In One Slow Cooker / Pressure Cooker). The great thing about this machine is that you simply sauté your meat first within the precise pot earlier than setting it to sluggish prepare dinner. One pot to scrub. No pans or skillets!
As quickly as your chowder is prepared, fry some bacon till it’s crispy like that ↓
More sluggish cooker recipes:
Easy Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup | Slow Cooker Barbacoa Short Rib Tacos | Crispy Slow Cooker Carnitas (Mexican Pulled Pork) | Slow Cooker Asian Glazed Chicken | Slow Cooker Steak and Gravy Pies
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Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Corn Chowder
A Lightened Up Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Corn Chowder with crispy bacon items and mozzarella cheese! As easy as throwing elements right into a sluggish cooker!
- 500 g | 1 pound hen thighs, diced into 1-inch items
- 1 giant yellow onion, diced
- 2 carrots, peeled, and diced
- 1 pink pepper, (capsicum), deseeded and diced
- Three cups recent or frozen corn kernels (OR 2 X 420g | 15-ounce cans candy corn kernels), washed and strained
- 1 x 420g | 15ouncescan creamed corn
- 24 ounces | 800g purple potatoes, (or Three-Four potatoes), chopped into 1 half inch items
- 2 cups hen broth
- Three teaspoons garlic powder
- 1 1/Three cup mild / lowered fats cream, (or heavy whipping cream)
- 2 cups milk, (2% or full fats)
- 1/Four cup cornstarch (or corn flour)
- Salt to season, (I exploit about Three-Four teaspoons — regulate to your tastes)
- half cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella,
- half cup diced bacon, trimmed of fats
- Cracked black pepper, to style
Sear hen in a skillet or pan over medium warmth to brown throughout (or in your 6-quart on the spot pot on ‘sear/sauté’ setting. Transfer hen to your sluggish cooker or on the spot pot bowl. Add the diced onion, carrots, pink peppers (capsicum), corn, creamed corn, potatoes, hen broth and garlic powder. Stir and canopy with lid; prepare dinner on sluggish cooker excessive setting for Three-Four hours or low setting 6-Eight hours. For Instant Pot, set to Pressure Cook on Soup setting for 30 minutes.
When potatoes are fork tender and hen is falling aside (45 minutes earlier than the top of cooking time), stir within the cream. Whisk collectively the cornstarch and milk and blend it into the soup. Cover and permit to thicken on excessive warmth setting.
Use a potato masher to make the chowder thicker. Stir in salt and pepper to style; add within the cheese; prime with the bacon; garnish with recent chives and serve.
If utilizing recent corn, you will have Four ears of recent corn for Three cups.
Please understand that this chowder will thicken somewhat extra whereas it sits and cools to room temperature.
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