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What is a quick chicken corn chowder recipe?

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The Food Network has a chicken corn chowder recipe that takes 10 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook. Cooking Light offers a low-calorie version of chicken corn chowder that takes 15 minutes.

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What is a quick chicken corn chowder recipe?
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For the Food Network recipe, remove the kernels from three ears of white corn, reserving the cobs. Chop three strips of bacon, and cook the pieces in a large pot. Keep cooking until the bacon is brown. Add one diced onion, and cook until the onion has softened. Add 3 tablespoons of flour, and stir constantly until the flour is golden.

Slowly pour one 15-ounce can of chicken stock into the pot, whisking constantly. While whisking, add 3 cups of milk, and place the corn cobs and two sprigs of thyme in the soup. Bring the liquid to a simmer, and cook for 15 minutes. Stir to infuse the liquid with corn flavor. Remove the cobs and thyme, and stir in the corn kernels. If desired, add 2 1/2 cups of shredded rotisserie chicken. Heat through, and serve.

For the Cooking Light version, melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a Dutch oven, and add 1/4 cup of chopped onion, 1/4 cup of chopped celery and one minced jalapeno. Cook and stir until the vegetables are tender. Add 2 tablespoons of flour, and stir for one minute.

Add 3 cups of milk, 2 cups of chopped cooked chicken breast and 1 can of creamed corn. Season with thyme, red pepper and salt, and cook for five minutes.

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