Corn Chowder with Bacon

Corn Chowder with Bacon


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This is a wonderful creamy corn soup that is great served with or in a bread roll. I like the bacon, everything is better with bacon.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 4 rashers bacon, diced
  • 60g butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 litre chicken stock, hot
  • 350g corn kernels
  • 1 large potato, cubed
  • 60ml thickened cream

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. In a large saucepan gently cook onion, garlic and bacon for 4 to 5 minutes until soft.
  2. Melt in the butter then stir in the flour and cook out for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Gradually add hot chicken stock then bring to the boil; simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add corn kernels and potatoes. Season with salt and pepper then simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Add the cream. Blend half of the soup in a blender or with an immersion blender, return to the saucepan, serve.

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This recipe is amazing, I had some frozen picked crab meat that I added in to make it a crab and corn family was fighting over the leftovers! - 15 May 2013

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