Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Chowder

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Chowder

Tags: Main Course

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Ready Time: 50 min
  • Yield: 10 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 (6 oz.) package long grain and wild rice mix, with seasoning packet
  • 3 cups sliced small white mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 3/4 cup coarsely shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 (12 oz.) cans PET® Fat Free Evaporated Milk
  • OR 2 (12 oz.) cans PET® Evaporated Milk
  • 2 (14.5 oz.) cans chicken broth, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/3 cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken

Preparation Directions

  • PREPARE rice mix according to package directions.
  • COOK mushrooms, onion, celery and carrot in melted butter in Dutch oven over medium heat until tender, about 7 minutes.
  • ADD evaporated milk, 1 can chicken broth, pepper, salt and thyme to Dutch oven. Whisk remaining 1 can chicken broth and flour in medium bowl until blended and smooth. Stir into soup mixture. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes.
  • STIR cooked rice mixture and diced chicken into soup mixture. Simmer 5 minutes to blend flavors.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/10 of recipe), Calories 240 (Calories from Fat 60), Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 3.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 40mg, Sodium 720mg, Total Carbohydrate 28g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 10g), Protein 17g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 35%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 20%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.