Corn chowder is a classic American soup that is perfect for a cold winter day. It is made with a creamy base of milk or cream, corn kernels, potatoes, and bacon or ham.

Corn chowder can be made with fresh or frozen corn, and it can be customized with a variety of other ingredients, such as cheese, herbs, or spices.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound bacon, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can creamed corn
  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 pound potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from pot, reserving 2 tablespoons of drippings in the pot.
    Gambar bacon for corn chowder
  2. Add onion, celery, and carrots to the pot and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
    Gambar onion, celery, and carrots for corn chowder
  3. Add chicken broth, creamed corn, whole kernel corn, potatoes, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
    Gambar chicken broth, creamed corn, whole kernel corn, potatoes, salt, and pepper for corn chowder
  4. Stir in reserved bacon and parsley. Serve hot.
    Gambar corn chowder with bacon and parsley

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 60 minutes

Tips:

  • For a richer flavor, use heavy cream instead of milk.
  • For a spicier flavor, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or chili powder.
  • For a thicker soup, stir in 1/2 cup of cornmeal or flour until dissolved.

Variations:

  • Add 1 cup of shredded cheese, such as cheddar, Monterey Jack, or Gruyère.
  • Add 1/2 cup of chopped fresh herbs, such as chives, dill, or basil.
  • Add 1/2 cup of cooked shrimp, crab, or lobster.

Conclusion:

Corn chowder is a delicious and satisfying soup that is perfect for any occasion. It is easy to make and can be customized to your liking.

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