Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder Recipe

corn chowder recipe

Homemade corn chowder is a great meal option.  This corn chowder recipe comes straight from the Great Smoky Mountains!

Ingredients for Corn Chowder recipe:
1 Tbs. margarine
3 cups diced onions
3/4 cup crumbs (from unsalted oyster crackers)
1/4 cup flour
2 cups water
1 cup clam juice
2 cups chicken, beef or ham broth
3 cups diced potatoes
2 cups half and half
2 cups frozen corn kernels, defrosted
4 slices bacon

1 red and 1 green pepper, chopped and sautéed briefly in butter.  Add salt and freshly ground white pepper, to taste.

Mix liquids and butter, add potatoes and onions and cook until done.  Mix cracker crumbs, flour and seasonings.  Add to potato and onion mixture.  Add red and green peppers, mix well.  Bring to a boil then add cream and corn, bacon crisps, and simmer for 15-20 minutes.

Season to taste with garlic powder and onion powder.

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