Smoked Chicken and Sweet Potato Chowder

“This is a simple but delightful soup, just perfect for an autumm supper. If smoked chicken is unavailable, feel free to substitute smoked turkey, ham or simply cooked chicken”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat a heavy soup pot over medium heat and fry the bacon and onions until they are golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Pour off excess fat if there is any.
  3. Melt butter in the pan and stir in flour. Let four cook, stirring constantly until it is golden brown, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add chicken stock and stir well, making sure nothing sticks to the bottom of the pan.
  5. Bring the soup to a boil.
  6. Add sweet potatoes and simmer until they are tender, about 15 minutes.
  7. Add chicken, red pepper, cream and seasonings and simmer 20-30 minutes more.
  8. Season to taste.
  9. Serve hot.

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