Slow Cooker Corn and Crab Chowder

Slow Cooker Corn and Crab Chowder
Servings: 4 Yield: 10-1/2 cups Prep 15 mins Slow Cook 7 hrs (low) or 5 hours (high)


  • 2 14 1/2 ounce cans low-sodium, 99 percent fat-free chicken broth (3-1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 pound all-purpose potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup baby carrots, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 medium-size onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, trimmed and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 5 ears corn on the cob, husks removed
  • 1 sweet red pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 12 ounce can evaporated skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 8 ounce container pasteurized crab claw meat (such as Phillips)

Make It

1. Combine chicken broth, potatoes, carrots, onion, celery, thyme and Old Bay in a large oval slow cooker. Place corn on the cob on top of vegetables. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 6 hours.

2. In a bowl, stir together red pepper, evaporated milk, cornstarch and salt.

3. Uncover slow cooker and remove corn to a cutting board. Stir red pepper mixture into slow cooker, replace cover and cook on either HIGH or LOW for 1 hour.

4. Meanwhile, when cool enough to handle, cut kernels from cobs. Stir corn kernels and crabmeat into soup and heat through. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 340, Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): 61, sat. fat (g): , carb. (g): 54, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 27, sodium (mg): 921, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.