Chipotle Chicken Chowder, Low Carb

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“Rich spicy chowder for when you want something savory & different. As this is a lower carbohydrate recipe I tried potato substitutes but decided that it was better with just the onion, peppers & celery.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large stock pot over medium heat, cook bacon until browned & crisp. Remove with slotted spoon to paper towel lined plate.
  2. Add next three ingredients and sauté until onions are translucent, 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add garlic & sauté an additional minute.
  4. Add tomatoes, chicken stock & chicken thighs. Over high heat bring to a boil & then reduce heat to simmer until the thighs are cooked through, 15-20 minutes.
  5. With tongs or slotted spoon remove thighs to a cutting board. Remove bones. Roughly chop chicken & add back to stock pot.
  6. Add salt, pepper, chipotle & cream to pot. Simmer for five minutes, taste & adjust seasonings if necessary,.
  7. Serve hot in bowls & garnish with cilantro, cheese & sour cream if desired.

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