Chicken Corn Chowder

We had this for dinner tonight and it was a delicious experiment on behalf of my wife. Throwing together ingredients you have on hand can create some good things.

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  • 1 lb chicken breasts or strips (fresh or frozen)
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 8 small red or gold potatoes, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 small can diced green chilies (optional)
  • 4 strips cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp Old Bay (or your favorite seasoning blend)
  • 1 tsp minced garlic (about 3 cloves)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Chives (for garnish, optional)
In large pot or slow cooker, place chicken, broth, potatoes, onion, chilies, bacon, butter, garlic, and seasonings. Cook on low until chicken is done (30-60 minutes for stovetop or 2-6 hours in slow cooker, depending on chicken). Remove chicken, shred, and return to pot. Stir in half and half and cheeses, and serve when fully heated. Garnish with chives if desired.

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Author: Tony "T-Bird" Burgess

Hi there, my name is Tony Burgess from Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. I am a believer, bleeding-heart, idealist, and blogger. I'm married to Laura and Cody is our dog. Daily I work for a blood bank. My blog is where I chronicle and curate the sacred, serious, and silly things in my life. I am a member of The Episcopal Church. Thank you for connecting with me. Grace, peace, and love!

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