A bowl of chicken and sweet corn soup brings comfort to cold evenings. This one is made with simple, budget-friendly ingredients full of goodness.
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Divide the soup evenly among serving bowls and serve with sliced spring onion.
COOK. STORE. SAVE.
Clever storage: This corn and chicken soup will keep for 3 days in an airtight container in the fridge.
Use it up: If you have leftover ginger, you can freeze it in an airtight bag or container for later use – it can easily be grated from frozen.
Chicken and corn are classic soup partners, from the popular Chinese restaurant-style chicken and sweet corn soup, to creamy chowders and light broths. This chicken and corn soup recipe is a clever bowl of comfort food, using roast chicken and two types of canned corn for a meal that’s ready in less than an hour! It’s high in protein and delicious, with ginger and soy sauce adding to the flavour.
Using a bought roast chicken adds great flavour to this easy chicken and corn soup and cuts down on cooking time, too. You could choose to use your own roast chicken, or use cooked and shredded chicken breast. Creamed corn has no cream in it. The name refers to the creamy texture, which results from pureeing, or ‘creaming’, some of the corn in the mixture, releasing some of the corn from the kernels and giving it that milky texture. Using a can of creamed corn and a can of corn kernels in this sweet corn and chicken soup adds both texture and flavour. Canned corn is cooked and ready to eat, so if you wanted to use fresh corn in this soup, you would need to cook it first.
Yes, you can freeze our chicken and sweet corn soup recipe. It can be frozen, in an airtight container, for up to 2 months. When you are ready to serve it up, defrost in the fridge and reheat gently in a saucepan on the stove.
After more great chicken soup ideas? Try Curtis Stone’s Mexican-style chicken noodle soup with avocado, our warming pumpkin and chicken soup, or use a slow cooker to whip up a Moroccan chicken soup. You can also explore the chicken and corn flavour combination with spiced chicken and corn pie, BBQ chicken and corn fajitas, or quick and easy chicken, cauliflower and corn bake.