Recipe: Quick Corn Chowder

Last Updated: Mar 22, 2011, 09:35 AM IST

Try this simple and easy to make quick corn chowder.

Ingredients :

1 strip of bacon, diced

1 medium onion, diced

1- 1/2 ounce can of chicken broth

2 cups of water

2 large potatoes, peeled and diced

1/2 teaspoon of salt

1/4 teaspoon of black pepper

15 ounce can of whole kernel corn, drained

1 cup of milk, divided

1/4 cup of all -purpose flour

Chopped fresh parsley, optional


In a 3-quart saucepan, cook the bacon until crisp and remove onto a paper towel to drain.

Cook the diced onion in the bacon drippings until tender and add the chicken broth, water and potatoes and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

Add the salt and the black pepper and mix well. Next, add the
corn and ¾ cup milk.

Mix the flour and the remaining 1/4 cup of milk until smooth and add to the soup.

Bring the soup to a boil and cook, stirring constantly for about 2 minutes.

Garnish with bacon and parsley if desired.