Corn Chowder

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Corn Chowder
Corn Chowder
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:310
Ready in:1 hour 30 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 20 minutes
Difficulty:Easy
Recipe author:Chef
First published:20th January 2013

The variation on the classic American dish is delicious and easy to alter just by adding your favourite ingredients


Ingredients

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Method

  1. Cut the bacon into thin strips and strips and fry gently in a little olive until crisp
  2. Reserve the bacon pieces and fry the potatoes and onions in the bacon fat for about 5 minutes, stirring to prevent it sticking
  3. Add the milk and corn bring to the boil then reduce to a gentle simmer. Cover and simmer until the potatoes are cooked
  4. Remove from the heat and leave to stand for 1 hour
  5. Blend about a quarter of the chowder until smooth and mix back into the pan
  6. Reheat and serve, garnished with the fried bacon

Variations

Stir in a little double cream for a really luxurious chowder Add smoked fish, crab, crayfish, or clams for a nice fishy chowder Chilli flakes and chopped pickled jalapeños as a garnish make a nice spicy chowder

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