Corn and Shrimp Chowder

Looking for a delicious dinner idea? Then check out this bacon, shrimp and veggies chowder recipe made using Progresso® chicken broth and Green Giant® Niblets® frozen corn - ready in less than an hour!

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  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 7
 

Ingredients

4
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
medium onion, coarsely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, coarsely chopped (1/2 cup)
6
small red potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2
cups Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen corn
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth (4 cups)
1/4
cup quick-mixing flour
2
cups half-and-half
12
oz frozen uncooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail shells removed (do not thaw)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium-high heat 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp. Stir in onion, celery, potatoes, frozen corn and thyme. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion and celery are softened.
  • 2 With wire whisk, beat in broth and flour. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender and soup is slightly thickened.
  • 3 Stir in half-and-half, shrimp, salt and pepper. Cover; cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are pink.
  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium-high heat 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp. Stir in onion, celery, potatoes, frozen corn and thyme. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion and celery are softened.
  • 2 With wire whisk, beat in broth and flour. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender and soup is slightly thickened.
  • 3 Stir in half-and-half, shrimp, salt and pepper. Cover; cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are pink.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Make this cozy soup the star of a simple meal. A basket of hearty whole-grain or sourdough rolls or breadsticks is the only accompaniment needed.

Perk up the presentation of this chunky chowder by sprinkling each serving with chopped fresh thyme or parsley.

The term chowder is used to describe a thick, rich soup with chunks of food. The name comes from the French chaudière, or "cauldron."

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
125mg
125%;
Sodium
890mg
890%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.