corn chowder
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4.89 from 9 votes

Corn Chowder Recipe

Corn Chowder - A comforting and delicious corn chowder recipe packed with corn, potatoes and bacon. Full of flavor and simple to make. This corn chowder soup is perfect for fall or winter! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn chowder
Servings: 6
Calories: 444kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


  • 6 strips bacon
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 6 small red potatoes (chopped and peeled if desired)
  • 15 ounces canned corn (1 can, drained)
  • 15 ounces creamed corn (1 can)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups whole milk (warmed)
  • ground black pepper (to taste)

Optional toppings: Shredded cheese and sliced green onions


    • Cook the bacon in a large pot over medium-high heat. Once cooked, remove and place on a plate lined with paper towels. Leave about 1/2 Tablespoon of grease in the pan.
    • Add the butter to the pan with the onions. Cook for 3 minutes then stir in the flour. Slowly stir in the chicken broth.
    • Add in the red potatoes, corn, creamed corn, salt and nutmeg. Bring to a light bowl and simmer for about 20 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork tender. 
    • Add the milk into the soup and simmer until it has begin to thicken. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper, to taste. 
    • Serve with cheese and green onions if desired. 


    Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 1306mg | Potassium: 1451mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 445IU | Vitamin C: 31.9mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 2.5mg