Crab and Corn Chowder

Photo: margiek123

Easy and tasty chowder. I took the best of several recipes and created this one. Enjoy!

Yield: 8 servings ( Serving Size: soup bowl )
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon(s) Butter
  • 10 slice(s) Bacon
  • 3 Large Red Potatoes Peeled and cubed
  • 3 stalk(s) Celery Chopped
  • 1 Medium Sweet Onion Chopped
  • 1 Small Red Pepper Chopped
  • 4 tablespoon(s) Italian Parsley Finely Chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Old Bay Seasoning
  • 3 tablespoon(s) All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 can(s) Chicken Broth
  • 1 quart(s) Milk
  • 1 pint(s) Heavy Cream
  • 3 cup(s) Corn Kernels fresh from cob or a bad of frozen
  • 1 pound(s) Cooked lump crab meat (recommend Phillip's)
  • Salt and Pepper

Preparation

  1. Heat a deep pot over moderate heat. Cook the bacon. Add celery, onion, and red bell pepper to the bacon and grease and cook a minute or two. Add butter, parsley and potatoes. Season vegetables with salt and pepper and Old Bay seasoning. Sauté veggies 5 minutes, then sprinkle in flour. Cook flour 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in broth and combine. Stir in milk and combine. Stir in heavy cream. Bring soup up to a bubble. Add corn and crab meat and simmer soup 5 minutes. Adjust the soup seasonings – may need to add more Old Bay, pepper and a little season salt.
January 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by margiek123 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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