The Best Corn Chowder

Jenny Powers

By
@JennyPowers

I took ordinary Corn Chowder and took it over the top by adding layers of flavor.


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Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
celery, diced
8 c
potatoes, diced
2 c
onions, chopped
32 oz
low sodium chicken broth
8 slice
salt pork bacon, diced
4 oz can(s)
chopped green chilis, drained
5
ears of fresh corn, removed from the cob
1 qt
milk
1/8 tsp
crushed red pepper, add more to taste
salt to tasted
fresh ground pepper to taste
1/2 stick
butter
cheddar cheese, shredded for garnish
4 - 6 slice
cooked bacon, crumbled for garnish
6 Tbsp
instant mashed potatoes to thicken

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sautee the chopped salt pork until done. Remove most of the fat leaving about 2 tablespoons.

Add the onions and celery sauté until tender.
2
Add chicken broth to the pot, then the potatoes and cook until tender. Do not over cook.
3
Add the corn and cook about 5 to 7 mins.

TIP: I have started removing corn from the cob with my electric knife.
4
Add the half and half along with the butter and all spices. Add the instant mashed potatoes to thicken. Simmer on low until the flavors marry.
5
Serve this with bacon and cheddar cheese garnish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chowders, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #corn, #chowder