Shrimp, Corn & Chile Chowder

Shrimp, Corn & Chile Chowder
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1 Review
Enjoy this low fat seafood chowder when you want a quick lunch or dinner.
20 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
6 (1-cup) servings

Ingredients

2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Light Butter
1 large (1 cup)
onion, chopped
1/4 cup
all-purpose flour
1 (4-ounce) can
chopped green chiles, undrained
1 1/2 cups
Land O Lakes® Fat Free Half & Half
1 (14.5-ounce) can
low sodium chicken broth
1 (15-ounce) can
whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
1/2 teaspoon
ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/4 teaspoon
pepper
1 pound
fresh or frozen medium raw shrimp, shelled, deveined, rinsed
2 tablespoons
chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Melt light butter in 4-quart saucepan; add onion. Cook over medium-high heat 2-3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add flour and chiles; continue cooking, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
  2. Stir in half & half, chicken broth, corn, cumin, salt and pepper. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, 5-7 minutes or until slightly thickened. (Do Not Boil.) Stir in shrimp; continue cooking 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in cilantro.

Recipe Tips

Land O Lakes® Butter can also be used in this recipe. Nutrition Facts using butter: Calories 250, Fat 7g, Cholesterol 130mg, Sodium 940mg, Carbohydrate 27g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Protein 20g.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
240
Cholesterol
125mg
Carbohydrates
27g
Protein
20g
Fat
4.5g
Sodium
940mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Wonderful. I have made it three times (twice with half and half, cod fish, shrimp and scallops; once with evaporated milk , shrimp and scallops - both tasted great.) I didn't have corn with red and green peppers so used canned corn and red, orange, yellow and green peppers once (always have cut up peppers in the freezer.) Other 2 times I only had creamed corn with pieces of pepper as above and it actually tasted better (didn't think that was possible) .

Rating

This was excellent! Even my husband who does not generally like "cream" based soups enjoyed and said it was tasty. Didn't have corn with peppers so I just used a can of regular corn; also used a vidalia onion. This would probably also work well with chicken. I can't wait to have the leftovers for lunch tomorrow.

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