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Easy shrimp chowder for one

Points® value
Total Time
33 min
15 min
18 min
Make use of sweet summer corn in this simple chowder. When corn’s not in season, swap in thawed frozen kernels.


Uncooked reduced fat center cut bacon

2 slice(s)

Red bell pepper

¼ cup(s), chopped, diced

Frozen corn

¼ cup(s), thawed, or fresh corn kernels

Uncooked scallions

1 medium, sliced (plus extra for garnish)

Fat-free skim milk

½ cup(s)

All-purpose flour

1 tsp(s)

Uncooked shrimp

3 oz, peeled

Fresh thyme

¼ tsp(s), or to taste

Table salt

1 pinch(es), or to taste

Hot sauce

1 splash(es), or to taste


  1. Cook bacon in small saucepan over medium-low heat until crisp, about 8-10 minutes; remove and drain on paper towel. Crumble bacon; set aside. Add bell pepper, corn, and sliced scallion to same pan; sauté until vegetables start to soften, 2 minutes.
  2. Combine milk and flour in a cup; stir into saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; stir in shrimp and thyme. Reduce heat to medium low; simmer until slightly thickened and shrimp are cooked, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and hot sauce; sprinkle with bacon and additional scallions, if desired.
  3. Makes 1 serving.