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A red mug filled with Chicken Corn Chowder with Bacon and a parsley garnish.
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Healthy Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder with Bacon is comfort food that will hug you from the inside out. You're going to love this tasty chowder!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: budget main course, Chowder, healthy recipe, low-calorie recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 362kcal


  • 5 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium onion medium diced (I used red onion)
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 6 cups frozen corn
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups cauliflower florets microwaved 4-5 minutes on high
  • 1 quart (4 cups) chicken broth I use low-sodium, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • teaspoon ground coriander
  • 4 cups cooked and cubed chicken leftover or rotisserie
  • chopped parsley to garnish optional


  • -In a blender or food processor (or use an immersion blender), puree the cooked cauliflower with 2 cups of chicken broth until smooth. Set aside.
  • -In a large stockpot over medium heat, sweat the onion in canola oil until semi-translucent (about 3-4 minutes). Add the garlic, frozen corn, salt, pepper, pureed cauliflower, bacon, and the remaining 2 cups of chicken broth. Bring to a simmer.
  • -Stir in the cooked chicken, butter, vinegar, and coriander.
  • -Simmer for 10 minutes to marry the flavors.
  • -Ladle into bowls and finish with chopped fresh parsley to garnish.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 1205mg | Potassium: 825mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 131IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2mg