Zelda's Oyster - Corn Chowder

Zelda Hopkins


This Recipe is one my mother used to make but I have adjusted it to my liking. We prefer a little kick to our soup. Hope you enjoy this.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves 8
15 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 pt
    shucked oysters, with thier liquid
  • 2 lb
    potatoes peeled and cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 2 bottle
    clam juice, 80z.
  • 1 1/2 c
    half and half
  • 1 can(s)
    whole-kernal corn,drained, 15-16oz.
  • 2 c
  • 3-4 dash(es)
    hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh chopped chives or parsley

How to Make Zelda's Oyster - Corn Chowder


  1. Drain oysters,reserving 2/3 cup oyster liquid. ( If necessary, add enough water to equal 2/3 cup)
    In a 4-quart saucepan, combine potatoes, clam juice, and oyster liquid; heat to boiling over high heat.Reduce heat; cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.Remove from heat.
    With a slotted spoon, remove 2 cups of potatoes. In blender, puree potatoes with half and half until smooth.
    Return puree to saucepan; Stir in corn, milk,hot sauce, and pepper. Heat mixture just to boiling over medium heat. Add oysters and cook, stirring frequently, until oysters edges curl and centers are firm, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with Chives or Parsley. Tatse for seasoning; add salt as needed.

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About Zelda's Oyster - Corn Chowder

Course/Dish: Chowders
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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