Chicken and corn soup
heartfoundation.org.au|Helpline 13 11 12

Chicken and corn soup

10 - 12 minutes (25 minutes)
Serves 4
  • 2 x 200g skinless chicken breast fillets, trimmed of fat
  • 1 litre water
  • 3 corn cobs, husks removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • pinch dried chilli flakes
  • 1 cup reduced salt chicken stock
  • 1 cup canned creamed corn
  • 2 teaspoons reduced salt soy sauce
  • Extra sliced spring onions, to serve, optional
  1. Place chicken in a large saucepan. Add water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low, then cover with a lid and simmer for 8 minutes. Remove pan from heat and set aside for 15 minutes. Drain and reserve liquid in a jug. Shred the chicken into small pieces.
  2. Cut the corn kernels from cobs.
  3. Heat the oil in the same large saucepan over a medium heat. Add onions, garlic and chilli. Cook, stirring for 2 minutes until onion is softened slightly. Add the corn kernels and cook, stirring for a further 3 minutes. 
  4. Add stock, creamed corn, soy and 3 cups of the reserved liquid from chicken. Bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer. Add shredded chicken.
  5. Simmer 3-4 minutes until chicken is hot. Serve topped with extra sliced spring onions, if desired.

You might also be interested in

6 delicious and healthy soups

6 delicious and healthy soups

6 delicious and healthy soups

These healthy soup recipes are packed full of goodness but they also pack a punch when it comes to flavour....

Heart Healthy Dinner Plan

Heart Healthy Dinner Plan

Heart Healthy Dinner Plan

Sign up now and discover delicious, easy to follow dinner recipes. Plus shopping lists, tips and other helpful information to make healthy eating easy. ...

Almond & oat crusted salmon with vegetable kebabs

Almond & oat crusted salmon with vegetable kebabs

Almond & oat crusted salmon with vegetable kebabs

30 minutes

Asian recipes

Asian recipes

Asian recipes

Find heart healthy Asian recipes....

9 winter recipes that’ll keep you warm

9 winter recipes that’ll keep you warm

9 winter recipes that’ll keep you warm

These recipes prove that comfort food doesn't have to be bad for you....

Anzac pancakes with fruit topping

Anzac pancakes with fruit topping

Anzac pancakes with fruit topping

20 minutes
Serves 4 (3 per serve)

Baking recipes

Baking recipes

Baking recipes

Find heart healthy baking recipes ...

Six recipes for an eggcellent heart healthy Easter

Six recipes for an eggcellent heart healthy Easter

Six recipes for an eggcellent heart healthy Easter

Apple & cinnamon crepes served with Greek yoghurt

Apple & cinnamon crepes served with Greek yoghurt

Apple & cinnamon crepes served with Greek yoghurt

15-20 minutes
Serves 4

Beef recipes

Beef recipes

Beef recipes

Find heart healthy beef recipes....

Trek for Australian Hearts

Trek for Australian Hearts

Trek for Australian Hearts

Join the Heart Foundation in South Australia for the journey of a lifetime, trekking the ancient Flinders Ranges to help save Australian hearts....

Heart Health Check Toolkit

Heart Health Check Toolkit

Are you at risk of heart disease?

Are you at risk of heart disease?

Are you at risk of heart disease?

There is no single cause for any one heart condition, but there are risk factors that increase your chance of developing one. ...

Aboriginal heart health

Aboriginal heart health

Aboriginal heart health

Visit the St Vincents Hospital NSW and Heart Foundation Aboriginal heart health website for more information...

Fundraise to save Australian hearts

Fundraise to save Australian hearts

Fundraise to save Australian hearts

Join our community of fundraisers who are committed to taking action to fight heart disease....

Heart Foundation Recovery Support and Resources

Heart Foundation Recovery Support and Resources

Heart Foundation Recovery Support and Resources

Heart Foundation programs and resources to support your recovery....

Heart Week

Heart Week

Heart Week

Support for young adults: Online events

Support for young adults: Online events

Support for young adults: Online events

A series of virtual events for young adults on managing emotional wellbeing. ...

Personal Walking Plan

Personal Walking Plan

Personal Walking Plan

Feel healthier and happier in six weeks with a free Personal Walking Plan...

Support us and help save Australian hearts

Support us and help save Australian hearts

Support us and help save Australian hearts

Join the fight against Australia’s biggest killer by supporting the Heart Foundation.  ...

Your heart is your most important tool

Your heart is your most important tool

Your heart is your most important tool

Men’s Health Week is the perfect time to think about your heart....

Asian recipes

Asian recipes

Asian recipes

Find heart healthy Asian recipes....

Stay informed about COVID-19

Stay informed about COVID-19

Stay informed about COVID-19

If you have heart disease, you are more vulnerable to severe complications....

Active Living NSW

Active Living NSW

Active Living NSW

Active Living NSW supports physical activity and healthy built environments in NSW ...

For professionals: Heart Health Checks

For professionals: Heart Health Checks

Heart Health Checks have been supported by Medicare since April 2019....

Cardiac rehabilitation resources for healthcare providers

Cardiac rehabilitation resources for healthcare providers

Useful cardiac rehabilitation resources for health professionals....

Find a cardiac rehabilitation service near you

Find a cardiac rehabilitation service near you

This cardiac services directory presents information on cardiac rehab programs offered across Australia....

What is an arrhythmia?

What is an arrhythmia?

What is an arrhythmia?

Arrhythmia is a fault in the heart’s electrical system, which affects your heart’s pumping rhythm....

Sorting out your finances after a heart attack

Sorting out your finances after a heart attack

Sorting out your finances after a heart attack

Explore how to manage your financial concerns after a heart attack. ...

Snack recipes

Snack recipes

Snack recipes

Search for healthy snack ideas...

Heart Health Network

Heart Health Network

Heart Health Network

Heart Health Network is the Heart Foundation’s newsletter for health professionals delivered to your inbox once a month....

Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance

Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance

Alliance with chronic disease prevention stakeholders...

5 warning signs of a heart attack that you may not know

5 warning signs of a heart attack that you may not know

5 warning signs of a heart attack that you may not know

Heart attack medication

Heart attack medication

Heart attack medication

There are a number of medications you could be prescribed after a heart attack....

Beef recipes

Beef recipes

Beef recipes

Find heart healthy beef recipes....

Physical activity after a heart attack

Physical activity after a heart attack

Physical activity after a heart attack

Discover what you need to know about being active after a heart attack....

Q&A with Dr Caleb Ferguson

Q&A with Dr Caleb Ferguson

Q&A with Dr Caleb Ferguson

An education program to promote self-care for people living with atrial fibrillation (INFORM-AF)...

Our Annual Reports

Our Annual Reports

Our Annual Reports

Discover our Annual reports from 2013 onwards. ...

Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart teaches school children how to keep fit and healthy through skipping!...

Join Kate in making a difference to future generations

Join Kate in making a difference to future generations

Join Kate in making a difference to future generations

Kate wanted to find a way she could make a difference to future generations...