Au Gratin Chicken Chowder Recipe
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Au Gratin Chicken Chowder Recipe

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Everyone will want more of this quick and robust chowder. The flavor is unbeatable! Use up canned corn and packaged potatoes for an easy meal. —Ella Eberly, Englewood, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 6 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, diced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 package (4.9 ounces) au gratin potatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1-1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups: 451 calories, 20g fat (7g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 1162mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 30g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
  2. Saute onion in drippings until tender. Add the potatoes with contents of sauce mix, water, milk, broth, corn and bay leaf. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Reduce heat. Stir in the chicken, evaporated milk and bacon; heat through. Discard bay leaf. Yield: 6 servings (about 2 quarts).
Originally published as Au Gratin Chicken Chowder in Simple & Delicious February/March 2011, p17

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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 133551
Reviewed May. 31, 2013

"it's a quick meal, but nothing special."

caseyv User ID: 5849468 169656
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2011

"My husband REALLY liked this! He is the pickiest one in the house, so that was GREAT! I did not have regular corn, so I used creamed style, and it was great."

hotspotdot User ID: 5837756 81219
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2011

"For a semi-homemade cook and working mom, this is a perfect recipe for a quick, filling dinner."

Aubrie C User ID: 5835198 169645
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2011

"My family really enjoyed this soup. We topped each bowl with cheese for a specail touch."

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