Auntie Charly's Corn Chowder

Auntie Charly's Corn Chowder


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About this recipe: Auntie Charly was a wonderful cook, whose corn chowders were legendary.

Smars Hampshire, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 4 rashers bacon, chopped
  • 60g butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 1 (250g) tin sweetcorn
  • 1 large potato, cubed
  • 60ml double cream

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Gently cook onion, garlic and bacon for 4 to 5 minutes until soft.
  2. Stir in the flour and cook out for 1 to 2 minutes
  3. Gradually add hot chicken stock, bring to the boil and then simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add sweetcorn and potatoes, season with salt and pepper, then simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Add the double cream. Blend 1/2 of the soup in a blender or with an immersion blender. Serve.


Replace olive oil for the butter, and milk for the double cream if you want a low fat version.

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Really quick and easy. A good hearty but cheap dinner. I cook this very regularly. - 05 Apr 2012

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