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Pantry Capsule: Corn Chowder

As part of our Pantry Capsule series, this recipe is simple and easy to make using ingredients from the list. It's rich flavors come from a dairy alternative, but I guarentee you will not be able to tell the difference. Dairy free, gluten free, and option for vegetarian.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs 10 mins
Total Time4 hrs 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn chowder recipe, easy corn chowder, slow cooker corn chowder
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 333kcal
Author: Jen Pinkston


  • 1 ½ c russet potato diced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 4 cups broth chicken or vegetable
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • ½ cup coconut milk canned
  • 1 tablespoons flour of choice
  • 2 tablespoons oil of choice

Optional additions:

  • 1 lb chicken cut into bite size chunks
  • 4 slices bacon diced
  • 1 tablespoon chives
  • Pinch of cayenne


  • Place chicken (if using), potatoes, onion, veggies, and corn into a slow cooker. Stir in broth, garlic, and spices; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 7-8 hours or high heat for 3-4 hours.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together coconut milk and flour. Stir in milk/flour mixture and oil during the last 30 minutes of cooking time.
  • Optional: Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chopped bacon and cook until brown and crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate; set aside. When soup is ready to serve, top with bacon bits.
  • Serve topped with bacon and chives, if desired.


Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 871mg | Potassium: 468mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1987IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2mg