Creamy Hen Corn Soup – Barefeet within the Kitchen

Tender hen and candy corn are mixed in a creamy hen corn soup with simply sufficient warmth to heat your mouth with out setting it on fireplace.

close up photos of chicken and corn soup in red crock with napkin

Hen Corn Soup

My whole household loves this soup, even my non-spice-loving center son. He says it’s a heat mouth really feel not a screaming sizzling must gulp ice water sizzling. That description and the instant visible of him flailing round grabbing for water makes me grin.

Mix how tasty it’s with the truth that it takes barely 20 minutes to tug this soup collectively, and also you’ll perceive why it is a regularly eaten meal in our home! Fast soups our on our meal plan typically all through the autumn and winter.

base ingredients for chicken corn soup in white pot

I’m typically shocked by how just a few easy elements with the fitting mixture of spices can create such wonderful flavors. It virtually appears like magic. Tomatoes, inexperienced chile, corn, and hen function the bottom of this soup.

Once I first made this soup, I used our selfmade corn stock. (Should you haven’t made corn inventory earlier than, put it in your checklist to do that summer time. You actually simply boil the corn cobs after the corn is gone. That’s it.)

adding broth to soup in pot

Hen and Corn Soup

My preliminary plan to put it aside within the freezer didn’t occur. I simply stored utilizing that corn inventory till it was gone. If you’re like me although and don’t have any corn inventory stashed away proper now, chicken stock works nice on this soup as effectively.

I’m counting down the times till candy corn season in order that I can get my fill of all our favourite corn recipes as soon as once more.

Rotisserie hen makes this recipe as straightforward as may be, however you need to use any leftover hen you want. You can additionally rapidly cook dinner some last-minute hen for the soup. (aspect notice – I like that hen a lot!)

adding cream to soup

Cumin, smoked paprika, black pepper, cayenne, and oregano construct such heat that’s softened with the heavy cream. There’s a secret to including cream to soups. Don’t simply add it in when the soup is boiling away. The bottom line is low warmth.

You don’t need to boil or simmer on excessive any soup after you add the heavy cream. Should you unintentionally boil the cream, the fats within the cream can separate, leading to these curd-like items.

creamy chicken soup with corn and tomatoes in ladle in white pot

Hen Corn Soup Recipe

These are the elements you’ll must make this soup:

  • butter
  • garlic
  • hen inventory or corn stock
  • diced tomatoes with inexperienced chile
  • chopped green chile 
  • corn or recent corn
  • oregano
  • cumin
  • smoked paprika
  • freshly floor black pepper
  • cayenne pepper
  • cooked hen 
  • heavy cream
  • kosher salt 
chicken soup in red crock with black and white towel

If you’re fortunate sufficient to have an abundance of corn at your fingertips, listed here are just a few extra nice recipes that we make yearly. I liked the totally different flavors of the raw zucchini and corn. With a really mild lime French dressing, this was a really recent tasting salad.

Browned butter combines with fresh corn to create an surprising and scrumptious aspect dish. This barely spicy, tart and buttery corn was successful with all the household.

Fresh, sweet corn sauteed with Mexican spices after which tossed with lime was a superb thought. I used simply sufficient chile to offer taste with none warmth. If you’d like some added warmth, merely enhance the quantity of chile powder.

Candy and tender corn simmers in a wealthy cream sauce to make Crock Pot Creamed Corn. It’s an unforgettable aspect dish like no different creamed corn.

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Servings: 8 servings

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  • Soften the butter in a big pot over medium-high warmth and saute the garlic till aromatic, about 1 minute. Add the inventory, tomatoes, inexperienced chile, corn, oregano, cumin, paprika, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Convey to a boil.

  • Cut back to a low simmer and add the hen. Let it heat for a couple of minutes after which stir within the cream. Style the soup and add salt as wanted. Take away from the warmth and serve.

FREEZER MEAL: This soup freezes effectively and may be reheated within the microwave straight from the freezer or allowed to thaw within the fridge after which reheated on the range or within the microwave. I retailer it in two-cup containers for straightforward lunches.

Energy: 334kcal · Carbohydrates: 21g · Protein: 20g · Fats: 19g · Saturated Fats: 8g · Ldl cholesterol: 78mg · Sodium: 899mg · Potassium: 525mg · Fiber: 1g · Sugar: 6g · Vitamin A: 665IU · Vitamin C: 7.7mg · Calcium: 44mg · Iron: 1.9mg

(initially posted 09/20/13 – notes and photographs up to date 2/23/23)

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