Creamy Green Chile Corn Chowder

Creamy Green Chile Corn Chowder

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Creamy Green Chile Corn Chowder

Tired of getting Green Chiles in your basket? Need to find something to do with them? Here is a recipe that will get gobbled up by the entire family!

Creamy Green Chile Corn Chowder (Vegetarian and Vegan options available)


  • 1 Tablespoon Grape Seed Oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped roasted Green Chiles
  • 4 ears roasted corn on the cob (kernels removed)
  • 2.5 cups chicken stock (vegetable stock works great)
  • 2/3 cup half & half (plain rice or soy milk works well)(evaporated is also fantastic)
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper (black just looks funny but tasted fine)
  • 1 Tablespoon Chicken Base (bouillon) (vegetable works great)
  • 1 Jalapeno – Roasted, pealed, chopped (or dry equivalent) (may omit)
  • ¼ teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes (ground, measure before grinding)(may omit)
  • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch or equivalent Arrowroot dissolved in ¼ cup stock
  • 1 Cup Green Chiles (Hatch) (Roasted, Skinned and Chopped)
  • 2.5 Cups cubed baked potatoes (may substitute grilled or roasted cauliflower)
  • 1 Cup Sharp Cheddar or Jalapeno Jack – shredded (meltable soy substitute)
  • Topping suggestions:
  • Shredded cheese
  • Diced green or red onions (any actually)
  • Diced Roasted Peppers
  • Bacon Crumbles
  • *Additional possibilities:
  • Roasted Red Peppers
  • Roasted Green Peppers
  • Parsley
  • **Additional possibilities:
  • Chicken (cooked) (leftover chicken pieces or rotisserie works great)
  • Shrimp (raw & thawed)(add with potatoes)


  1. Heat oil in stockpot.
  2. Add onions and sauté for ~3 minutes or until just turning translucent
  3. Add Chiles & Jalapenos and sauté until soft (~3 more minutes) (See * below)
  4. Add Corn and Stock
  5. Add half & half
  6. Add Pepper
  7. Add Chicken Base
  8. Add Red Pepper Flakes
  9. Bring to a low boil
  10. Add Cornstarch and continue boiling for 3 minutes
  11. Reduce heat to simmer
  12. Add Potatoes and continue simmering until potatoes are hot (See ** below)
  13. Add cheese and Mix thoroughly until melted
  14. Serve
  15. Enjoy!

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