Corn Chowder ~ Easy & Delicious Recipe

Are you looking for something easy, delicious and a little bit different for tonight’s supper?  This recipe for Corn Chowder will definitely fit the bill.

You probably have all of the necessary ingredients for this chowder in your pantry and fridge right now. This recipe takes under half an hour from start to finish and it is a warm comforting meal to serve on a cold night!

Corn Chowder

Fry bacon until well cooked, remove to paper towel to drain.  Discard all but two tablespoons of the bacon fat.

Corn Chowder

After sauteing onions until translucent, add cooked potatoes and both types of corn to the pot.

Corn Chowder

Barely cover vegetables with milk or cream.

Corn Chowder

A delicious and satisfying bowl of corn chowder is perfect for supper on a cold evening.

NOTE – When I make this chowder I always make biscuits to go with it.  I have a really great recipe for the  best flaky biscuits and they are very easy to make.

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Corn Chowder
Recipe type: Soups/Chowders
Serves: 6 - 8
  • 5 Strips of Bacon, diced
  • 2 Medium sized onions, finely diced
  • 5 Potatoes, cut in ½ - ¾ inch dice {I prefer a yellow fleshed potato}
  • 1 Can, 341 ml (12oz) corn niblets (Do not drain)
  • 2 Cans, 398 ml each (14 oz) creamed corn
  • Milk (2 to 3 cups)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Green onion to garnish, finely chopped (optional)
  1. In a dutch oven or large pot, fry bacon until crispy.
  2. Remove bacon to paper towel to drain, Set aside.
  3. Discard all but 2 Tbsp. bacon fat.
  4. Boil cubed potatoes until tender. Drain and keep warm.
  5. Heat bacon fat remaining in pot, add diced onions and cook until onions are translucent.
  6. Add corn niblets with juice, creamed corn and cooked potatoes.
  7. Barely cover contents of pot with milk.
  8. Add bacon to chowder.
  9. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  10. Stir and heat contents until hot, but DO NOT BOIL.
  11. For a richer chowder you may substitute 18% cream for all or part of the milk.
  12. Serve in warmed bowls, garnish with finely chopped green onions.


As always, if you have any questions at all please don’t hesitate to ask and I will do my very best to answer them.

Do you have a favourite chowder recipe?

What do you make when you want some “comfort food”?




  1. This looks so good! It would really be a perfect dinner for cold days.

  2. We just love corn chowder in this household, especially on a cold winter day. This recipe looks like it will be a “go-to” recipe for me.

  3. Sally Wilsey says:

    I love corn chowder and now is the time with the weather getting cooler for soup suppers. Will definately try this one.

  4. Sally Wilsey says:

    I love Corn Chowder. This looks much easier than the way I make it. I will have to try this soon, getting colder and this is a nice warmer upper.


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