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Shrimp Corn Chowder - Loaded with fresh corn, bacon and shrimp, this smoky sweet corn chowder is easy and delicious, and ready in about 30 minutes!
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Shrimp Corn Chowder

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Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Shrimp Corn Chowder - Loaded with fresh corn, bacon and shrimp, this smoky sweet corn chowder is easy and delicious, and ready in about 30 minutes!
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Calories: 292
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon , chopped
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 3 celery ribs , thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 cups fresh corn kernels (you can also use 2 cans of corn, drained and well rinsed)
  • 2 cups fat-free , lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pound shrimp , peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup milk , cream, or half-and-half
  • bacon bits , for garnish (optional)
  • sliced green onions , for garnish (optional)

Instructions 

  • Heat a large Dutch oven or a heavy-bottomed soup pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add bacon to the pot; saute 4 minutes or until the bacon begins to brown.
  • Add onion, celery slices, garlic, dried thyme, salt and pepper; cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in corn and cook for 2 more minutes, or until heated through.
  • Add broth and water and bring mixture to a boil; continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove 3 cups of the corn mixture and transfer to a blender; blend until completely smooth and creamy.
  • Return the blended mixture to the soup pot; stir in shrimp and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until shrimp is done.
  • Remove from heat and stir in milk; stir until completely incorporated.
  • Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  • Garnish with bacon bits and green onions.
  • Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Corn Chowder
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 292 Calories from Fat 41
% Daily Value*
Fat 4.5g7%
Saturated Fat 1.2g6%
Cholesterol 226mg75%
Sodium 580mg24%
Carbohydrates 33.3g11%
Fiber 4.7g19%
Sugar 5.7g6%
Protein 32g64%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.