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Recipe : Entry # 8094
Whitney Bennett
(334) 726-6982
Recipe Title
Chicken, Bacon & Corn Chowder
Recipe Theme
January: Comfort food
Wiregrass EC
Chicken, Corn, Bacon Chowder (Comfort Food)

1 pack of bacon
2 cans of whole kernel corn
3 boiled chicken breasts or 1 rotisserie style chicken , shredded
1 clove of garlic
1/2 chopped onion
4 cups of chicken broth
2 cups of heavy cream
1/4 cup all purpose flour
salt and pepper to taste
cayenne pepper, optional, to taste
Cut bacon into small pieces and fry, reserving the grease for later. Drain and set aside.
In reserved bacon grease, cook chopped onion and minced garlic until transparent. (About 2-3 minutes) Drain and set aside.
In a stock pot, heat 2 tablespoons of bacon grease and add 1/4 cup of all purpose flour, mixing well to create a rue. Once the mixture has thickened, gradually whisk in chicken broth. Add onion, garlic, corn, chicken, bacon. Let it simmer for 15-20 minutes on low heat. Once it is warmed through add heavy cream and simmer an additional 5-10 minutes. Add water if the chowder become to thick.
Tell us about your recipe
There is nothing like a warm, hearty chowder to lift your spirits when you are down! I love comfort food that fills your stomach and warms your soul and this chowder fits the bill! It is wonderful poured over biscuits or to dip them in! It is also a wonderful meal to have when you get home from a long day at work in the cold Alabama months! Sometimes I like to add potatoes to it as well.