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Easy shrimp chowder for one

5
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
33 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
18 min
Serves
1
Difficulty
Easy
Make use of sweet summer corn in this simple chowder. When corn’s not in season, swap in thawed frozen kernels.

Ingredients

Uncooked reduced fat center cut bacon

2 slice(s)

Sweet red pepper(s)

¼ cup(s), diced

Frozen corn kernels

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

Uncooked scallion(s)

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, or to taste

Hot sauce

1 splash(es), or to taste

Instructions

  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.