Sweetcorn Chowder Recipe

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 Updated 20/01/2016

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A chowder-style soup thickened with potato and containing sweetcorn that great American favourite. It is a really hearty and warming soup just right for cold winter days.


  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1lb fresh, frozen or canned sweetcorn, drained of any liquid
  • 300ml chicken stock, boiling hot
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1oz butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 300ml milk
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • cream to taste
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  1. Bring the potatoes, sweetcorn, milk and stock to simmering point in a saucepan
  2. Simmer for ten minutes.
  3. In a frying pan, fry the onion in the butter for five minutes.
  4. Stir in the flour.
  5. Gradually add some liquid from the sweetcorn and potatoes mixing until smooth.
  6. Add this to the sweetcorn, potato and milk.
  7. Bring to the boil and simmer for ten minutes.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Add the cream just before serving.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 portions


thanks for the recipe. I love sweetcorn and have been looking for a good chowder recipe and this hits the mark.
#0 - danny - 01/20/2016 - 10:47
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