Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowder

This post may contain affiliate links that won’t change your price but will share some commission.

Creamy and Comforting Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe

Indulge in the comforting flavors of the Southwest with our Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowder recipe. This hearty and aromatic soup combines tender chicken, roasted green chilies, and sweet corn in a creamy broth for a delightful culinary experience.

We enjoy this soup served with Parmesan Garlic Bread and Green Goddess Chopped Salad.

A bowl of soup with cheese and parsley on a wooden table.

Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe

When the chill of autumn creeps in, there’s nothing quite like a hearty bowl of soup to warm your body and soul.

If you’re a fan of bold flavors and creamy textures, then green chili chicken corn chowder should be at the top of your must-try list. This recipe combines the goodness of chicken, corn, and green chiles in a rich, comforting chowder that’s perfect for a cozy evening at home.

A bowl of Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowderwith a spoon.

Ingredients: Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe

The full recipe with ingredient amounts and instructions is at the bottom of this post. You can save a tree and save the recipe to your personal and private recipe box right here on Call Me PMc. This way you’ll never misplace it.

  • Butter
  • Chopped onion
  • Coves garlic, minced
  • Salt
  • Ground white pepper (or black)
  • Paprika
  • Minced dried thyme
  • Cream-style corn (14.75 ounces each)
  • Sweet whole kernel corn, drained (14.75 ounces)
  • Diced green chiles (4 ounces each)
  • Shredded Monterey Jack cheese (8 ounces)
  • Half and half
  • Chicken broth (as needed)
  • Shredded chicken
  • Garnish: chopped cilantro and additional cheese
A bowl of Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowderwith a spoon.

Method for making

Ingredients for chicken tikka masala on a table.
In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat.
Onions and butter in a pan on a table.
Add the chopped onion and minced garlic.
Sauteing onions in a pan with a wooden spoon.
Sauté until they become fragrant and translucent.
A white plate with spices on it next to a wooden spoon.
Season with salt, white pepper (or black), paprika, & dried thyme. Stir.
A pot with a yellow liquid in it.
Add the cream-style corn,
A person is holding a bowl of green beans in front of a pot.
diced green chiles and
Corn on the cob in a bowl.
sweet whole kernel corn to the pot.
A pot of corn with a wooden spoon in it.
Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
A pot of milk being poured into a pan.
Pour in the half and half
Shredded chicken in a bowl next to a pot of soup.
and chicken.
A pot of soup with corn and chicken in it.
followed by the chicken broth
A wooden spoon is in a pot of Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowder
A fork is holding Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowder
Toss in the shredded chicken and Monterey Jack cheese, allowing them to melt into the chowder while stirring continuously.
A bowl of Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowder and a spoon on a wooden cutting board.
Once everything is well blended and the chowder is heated through, ladle it into bowls.
A bowl Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowder on a wooden cutting board.
Garnish each bowl with a sprinkle of chopped cilantro and a bit of extra cheese for that irresistible finishing touch.

This chowder is a delightful fusion of flavors and textures, from the sweetness of corn to the mild heat of green chiles. It’s sure to become a family favorite, especially on those chilly nights when you crave something both comforting and flavorful. Enjoy!

More recipes to try

A bowl of soup with cheese and parsley on a wooden table.

Green Chili Chicken Corn Chowder

This is a cozy and comforting soup recipe bursting with flavor. It's easy to make for beginning or advanced cooks.
Author: Paula
5 from 39 votes
Print Rate
Save To Your Recipe Box
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small white onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic clove minced
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper or black
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme minced
  • 2 cans (14.75 ounce) cream-style corn
  • 1 can (14.75 ounce) sweet whole kernel corn drained
  • 2 4 ounces green chiles diced
  • 2 cups, 8 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 cup chicken broth as needed
  • 2 cups chicken cooked and shredded
  • Garnish: chopped cilantro and cheese


  • In a large heavy bottomed pot, or dutch oven, add butter, onion, and garlic. Cook stirring frequently until the onion is translucent, about 4-6 minutes.
  • Add the salt, pepper, paprika, thyme, creamed corn, whole corn, green chiles, monterey jack cheese, and stir to combine.
  • Slowly stir in the half and half. Add chicken broth a little at a time. Stir it in good between each addition, add more and stir until it reaches the thickness you want.
  • Stir in the shredded chicken. Taste and add more salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve hot with garnishes.


Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 287mg | Potassium: 246mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 377IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 0.3mg
Want to save your favorite recipes?Create an account or login & ‘Save Recipe’ to your Recipe Box. You can access your saved recipes on any device & generate a shopping list for recipes in your collections.
Tried this recipe?Please take a moment to comment letting me know how you liked it & consider giving it a 5 star rating. I love hearing from you!
Do you have questions about saving recipes to your Recipe Box?Visit Recipe Box FAQ!
5 from 39 votes (39 ratings without comment)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Your email address will not be published. Have you tried this recipe? Consider giving it 5 stars!