Smoked Chicken and Sweet Potato Chowder

Recipe by Japanese Delight

This is a simple but delightful soup, just perfect for an autumm supper. If smoked chicken is unavailable, feel free to substitute smoked turkey, ham or simply cooked chicken

Top Review by kiwihunter

Great soup - mine didn't quite thicken up enough but will work on that next time - loved the taste

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a heavy soup pot over medium heat and fry the bacon and onions until they are golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Pour off excess fat if there is any.
  3. Melt butter in the pan and stir in flour. Let four cook, stirring constantly until it is golden brown, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add chicken stock and stir well, making sure nothing sticks to the bottom of the pan.
  5. Bring the soup to a boil.
  6. Add sweet potatoes and simmer until they are tender, about 15 minutes.
  7. Add chicken, red pepper, cream and seasonings and simmer 20-30 minutes more.
  8. Season to taste.
  9. Serve hot.

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