Mexican Corn Chowder

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This chowder is so easy to make and everyone just loves it. The garnishes are what really make it. Try chopped tomatoes, shredded Jack cheese, cubed avocado, parsley, tortilla chips, salsa, Cheddar cheese -- the choice is up to you. Enjoy!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 stalk celery, chopped

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 carrot, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 3 ½ cups fresh corn kernels

  • 1 cup chicken broth

  • 2 boneless chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed

  • 2 teaspoons chopped green chile pepper

  • 2 cups milk

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Cook celery, onion and carrot in butter until onion begins to soften. Stir in garlic, oregano, salt and pepper and cook 2 minutes more. Stir in corn, chicken broth, cooked chicken and chile pepper and let simmer until heated through. Stir in milk and heat gently just before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

288 Calories
13g Fat
30g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 288
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 122mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 10mg 52%
Calcium 119mg 9%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 459mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.