Chicken Edamame Chowder

Do you enjoy soybeans?  I never thought I would, just the name I and thought “no thanks”, but eat them a lot now, and this chowder sounds wonderful.

Better Homes and Gardens

Ingredients:

1  Pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
1  Tbsp. cooking oil
1  12 ounce package frozen sweet soybeans (edamame)
1  large green sweet pepper, coarsely chopped
1  large onion, chopped
2  fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped*
2  tsp. ground cumin
2  tsp. ground coriander
1/2  tsp. salt
1/4  tsp. ground black pepper
2  14 1/2 ounce cans chicken broth
1  8 ounce carton dairy sour cream
3  tsp. all-purpose flour
2  medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
Shredded Monterey Jack cheese (optional)
Snipped fresh cilantro (optional)

Cook chicken in hot oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet until lightly brown. Combine the chicken, soybeans, sweet pepper, onion, jalapeno peppers, cumin, coriander, salt, and black pepper in a 3-1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker. Pour chicken broth over all. Stir to combine.

Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours. crisp-tender.

If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Combine sour cream and flour. Stir sour cream mixture and zucchini into chicken mixture using a wire whisk. Cover and cook for 20 to 30 minutes more or until mixture is thickened and zucchini is crisp-tender.

Ladle into bowls; top with cheese and cilantro, if desired.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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About Delicious Goodies

Love life, the outdoors, photography, reading, cooking, baking, spending time with family. Just a girl next door in what I call paradise - Southern California. By no means a professional cook, I do enjoy cooking, trying new recipes and sharing with others. I hope you enjoy what you find here! I have one Vegan in the family, so we are always making two meals, rather fun, and it allows us to try new ideas. When I was in Middle School I use to help my Grandmother make cookie canisters - every year at Christmas we would make an assortment of cookies, breads, candy and put them in a wrapped canister and give them as gifts. I still enjoy this idea, although haven't done it that much - at least not an assortment of goodies. I think this year will be the year I go back to that idea and see how everyone likes it. Have a wonderful week, and spread kindness everywhere you go!
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