Go Back
+ servings

Low-Carb Chipotle Chicken Chowder

Marye Audet
Spicy and creamy, this rich soup has the smokiness of chipotle in the velvety broth. Chicken and bacon add protein and flavor. Best of all? It's low-carb!
Course Soup
Cuisine Low-Carb
Servings 6 servings
Calories 625 kcal


  • 1/2 pound bacon
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, cut in chunks
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of salt or to taste
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 4 Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce minced to a mash
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro optional


  • Saute the bacon until it is crisp.
  • Remove the bacon from the pan and set aside.
  • Add the chicken and saute until it is golden on all sides..
  • Add the chicken stock, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper -- simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Stir in the cream and chipotles and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Serve topped with the bacon and cilantro if desired.


You can use turkey, or chicken thighs in place of chicken breast.


Serving: 1gCalories: 625kcalCarbohydrates: 7.1gProtein: 52.4gFat: 42.9gCholesterol: 221mgSodium: 2471mgFiber: 2.7gSugar: 2.1g
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!