Southwest Corn Chowder

Southwest Corn Chowder

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  • 6 large
    ears of corn
  • 1 tsp
    corn oil
  • 2
    onions, chopped
  • 2
    cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1.5
    poblano peppers, seeded, diced
  • 2
    serrano peppers, seeded and diced
  • 3 c
    chicken stock
  • 2 c
    heavy cream
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1 small
    baking potato, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 c
    jicama, peeled and diced
  • 1/4
    red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1/4
    yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro, finely chopped

How to Make Southwest Corn Chowder


  1. Shuck corn, remove silk, and cut kernels from cob.
  2. Set aside 3/4 cup.
  3. Heat oil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Stir in reamining corn kernels and onions.
  5. Saute for about 10 minutes or until onions are soft and juices have cooked down--do not brown.
  6. Add garlic, 1 chopped poblano, 1 chopped serrano chile and chicken stock.
  7. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  8. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  9. Stir in cream.
  10. Return soup to a simmer and cook for about 5 minutes or until slightly reduced.
  11. Remove from heat.
  12. Pour soup into a blender and blend until very smooth.
  13. Season to taste with salt and lime juice.
  14. Set aside and keep warm.
  15. Fill a large pot three-quarters full with water.
  16. Season lightly with salt.
  17. Bring to a boil.
  18. Add potato and cook for 2 minutes.
  19. Add reserved 3/4 cup corn kernels and cook for 2 minutes.
  20. Add jicama, bell peppers and remaining diced poblano and serrano chiles; cook for 2 minutes.
  21. Drain vegetables and immediately fold into warm soup.
  22. Pour equal portions into six warm soup bowls.
  23. Sprinkle an equal amount of chopped cilantro on each and serve immediately.

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About Southwest Corn Chowder

Course/Dish: Chowders
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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