Shrimp and Corn Chowder with Bacon
Thick and Creamy Shrimp Corn Chowder with Bacon is a hearty soup to keep you warm and cosy on a cold winter night. It is easy, one pot and takes less than 30 minutes to make.
Servings 5 servings
- 4-5 Bacon Strips
- 4 tablespoon Butter
- 1 Medium Onion
- 1 tablespoon minced Garlic
- 3 tablespoon Flour
- 1 pound Shrimps Cleaned and deveined
- 1.5 cup Fresh Corn Kernels
- 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon Fresh Thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon Chilli flakes
- 2.5 cups Chicken Stock
- 1 Cup Cream
Start with cooking bacon pieces. Let it cook until crispy. Keep aside cooked bacon. Discard any extra fat from the pan.
To the same pan add butter, followed by chopped onion and minced garlic. Cook till the raw smell is gone and the onion has softened.
Stir in the flour. Saute for a couple of minutes.
Slowly add half of the stock and continue stirring with a spatula with the other hand to avoid any lumps.
The mixture will start to thicken fast, pour in the rest of the stock, and keep stirring until there are no lumps. let it come to a slight boil.
Stir in corn kernels, Shrimp, herbs, and seasoning. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Stir in cream and crispy bacon. And switch off the flame.
Serve with crusty bread.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 322mg | Sodium: 1002mg | Potassium: 391mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1125IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 3mg