Easy shrimp chowder for one
Uncooked reduced fat center cut bacon
Sweet red pepper(s)
¼ cup(s), diced
Frozen corn kernels
¼ cup(s), thawed, or fresh corn kernels
1 medium, sliced (plus extra for garnish)
Fat free skim milk
3 oz, peeled
¼ tsp(s), or to taste
1 pinch, or to taste
1 splash(es), or to taste
- 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.
- 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.
- Makes 1 serving.