Chicken and Leek Chowder

Chicken and Leek Chowder


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Loaded with leek, capsicum, corn, peas, chicken and herbs, this chowder is a great soup for the cool weather. It is robust and flavourful and will warm you up.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 leek, washed and finely sliced
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chicken stock powder
  • 3 teaspoons crushed garlic
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives, diced
  • 200g sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 300g chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 1/4 cup grated cheese

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

  1. In a stockpot or large saucepan, heat the oil with with leek and the spices, garlic and chives. Saute until the leek begins to soften then add the sweet potato and the water.
  2. Simmer for a few minutes, until the spices begin to dissolve then stir in the milk, corn, peas, capsicum and chicken. Simmer until capsicum begins to soften, about 30 minutes. Serve topped with grated cheese.

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