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maine corn chowder

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne
Calais, ME

I love corn chowder. It's not everybody's cup of tea so to speak, but if it is---THIS IS IT!

(3 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For maine corn chowder

  • 2 slice
    salt pork or bacon
  • 1 small
    onion, diced
  • 2 c
    diced raw potatoes
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1 can
    cream style corn
  • 1 qt
    milk (i usually add 1 can evaporated milk to the milk to make a quart)
  • 1
    piece of butter

How To Make maine corn chowder

  • 1
    In a large kettle,cook salt pork or bacon slowly until fat is rendered. Remove.
  • 2
    Add onion and slowly cook until onion is yellowed.
  • 3
    Add water, diced raw potato, salt and pepper. Cover and bring to a steaming point. Lower heat and cook until potato is tender, about 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Add corn and the milk. Taste for seasoning, add a piece of butter and reheat slowly--do not boil. Allow chowder to ripen for an hour to develop flavor.

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