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I don’t know how the weather is where you live but we’re still getting cold weather here in Vermont. Recently I shared a wonderful recipe for pork, bean and kale soup. This recipe is a chowder. Sometimes you find a chowder recipe that is just so comforting you find yourself making it several times during the cold months. This shrimp and corn chowder is one of those recipes. The addition of the fennel gives it a slightly peppery taste but isn’t strong. Next time you’re in for some colder weather mix up a batch of this delicious shrimp and corn chowder. You probably have everything you might need on hand, use frozen corn and frozen shrimp that you might have in your freezer and you’ll be enjoying a nice bowl of this chowder in no time!Shrimp and corn chowder

 

Shrimp and Corn Chowder

 

Ingredients:

 

2 Tsp butter

2 leeks, chopped

1 fennel bulb, chopped

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp pepper

2 Tbsp flour

1 8oz bottle of clam juice

3 cups milk

1 pound of potatoes, peeled and cut into small pieces

¾ pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 – 10oz package of frozen corn

 

Toppings:

 

2 Tbsp parsley chopped

2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

 

Directions:

 

Heat the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the leeks, fennel, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender, 4-5 minutes. Stir in the flour.

 

Add the clam juice, milk, potatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 12 minutes. Stir occasionally. Stir in the shrimp and corn and cook until the potatoes are tender and the shrimp and corn are heated through, 3-5 minutes.Shrimp and corn chowder

 

Stir in the parsley and lemon juice and serve with bread or corn muffins.Shrimp and corn chowder This shrimp and corn chowder makes 4-6 servings depending on how generous you are.Shrimp and corn chowder

11 comments on “Shrimp and Corn Chowder

Cindy on March 24, 2017 4:01 pm

Does it matter which I would use-frozen raw shrimp or frozen cooked shrimp? Recipe sounds delicious!

Nancy Wolff on March 24, 2017 4:12 pm

Cindy,
Not at all, I have used both fresh and frozen shrimp!

Ginger Dawn Harman on March 26, 2017 12:47 am

Oh Nancy, this looks delicious and east to make. Adding this to my recipe collection. Great photos too.

Nancy Wolff on March 27, 2017 11:53 am

Ginger,
Thanks for stoping by, it is a delicious chowder!

Angie ~ ambient wares on March 27, 2017 6:01 pm

Sounds wonderful and I never think of using shrimp but, I just love it! Thanks for sharing with us at Funtastic Friday!

Nancy Wolff on March 28, 2017 12:58 am

Angie,
I’m a shrimp lover so shrimp is a wonderful addition to me! 🙂

kristin mccarthy on March 29, 2017 8:16 pm

Anything shrimp I will devour. It always have been one of my favorite foods!

Nancy Wolff on March 29, 2017 11:17 pm

Kristin,
I have to agree, I just love shrimp! 🙂

Akaleistar on March 30, 2017 12:52 am

That chowder looks so good!

Marilyn Lesniak on April 1, 2017 3:32 pm

Thank you so much for linking at #overthemoon! I look forward to seeing what you share every week. Please come back for #WonderfulWednesday or #ThursdayFavoriteThings. Enjoy your week ahead.

Miz Helen on April 1, 2017 6:11 pm

Your Shrimp and Corn Chowder will just be perfect for this season! Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
Miz Helen

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