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corn chowder with ginger & coriander

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

If you like that spicy bite from ginger -- you'll enjoy this chowder. Feel free to substitute herbs, but don't forget the cilantro.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For corn chowder with ginger & coriander

  • 2 oz
    slab bacon or thick cut bacon
  • 1
    onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme, crumbled
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried marjoram, crumbled
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh ginger root, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2
    red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2
    green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 c
    fresh (or frozen) corn kernels, pulsed in a food processor approx. 15 seconds
  • 3 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/3 c
    fresh coriander (cilantro)

How To Make corn chowder with ginger & coriander

  • 1
    In a dutch oven, cook bacon over low heat, stirring occasionally until all the fat is rendered. Transfer the bacon with a slotted spoon to drain on paper towels.
  • 2
    Add onion to the bacon drippings along with the thyme, marjoram, mace, and black pepper. Cook over moderate heat, stirring often for 3-4 minutes or until onion is tender and lightly browned.
  • 3
    Add the ginger root and bell peppers - cook until tender approx. 5 minutes. Add the corn and the stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for approx. 30 minutes -- stir occassionally.
  • 4
    On low, add the cream and salt to taste. Bring to a simmer and stir in fresh coriander (cilantro).
  • 5
    Serve soup garnished with chopped bacon.