Fresh Corn Chowder Recipe

Fresh Corn Chowder Recipe

How To Make Fresh Corn Chowder

Sip a flavorful spoonful of this sweet and creamy corn chowder, made extra filling with tender potatoes and crispy bacon, for a well-balanced meal!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes



  • 4fresh corn ears,in the husks
  • 4bacon slices,diced
  • 1tbsponion,diced
  • 1tbspgarlic,chopped
  • 4cupschicken stock
  • 2medium yukon gold potatoes,peeled, diced
  • 6tbspbutter
  • 6tbspall-purpose flour
  • cupsheavy cream
  • 1cupchicken,cooked, shredded
  • coarse salt and ground black pepper,to taste
  • 1dashhot sauce,or to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Roast the whole ears of corn directly on the rack of the oven for 25 minutes, until the kernels feel tender when pressed.

  3. Cool briefly, then peel back the husks and cut the kernels off the cobs.

  4. Dice ½ of the bacon slices. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat, then sauté the bacon for 5 to 7 minutes, until evenly browned.

  5. Drain on paper towels and reserve 1 tablespoon of the fat.

  6. Add the onion and garlic to the pan, then sauté for 5 minutes, until transparent, but not brown. Pour in the roasted corn kernels, chicken stock, and potatoes, then bring to a simmer.

  7. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Whisk in the flour, then stir for 3 to 4 minutes until the mixture becomes smooth and light golden brown. Let cool.

  8. Add the cooled flour mixture to the simmering stock, mixing with a whisk.

  9. Simmer, stirring often to keep from sticking to the bottom of the pan, for 30 to 40 minutes, until potatoes are tender.

  10. Add the cream and cooked chicken, then let simmer for 10 minutes.

  11. Season chowder with salt, pepper, and hot sauce. Ladle into bowls and top with bacon, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 643.06kcal
  • Fat: 47.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.36g
  • Trans Fat: 0.52g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.41g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.00g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.09g
  • Fiber: 3.51g
  • Sugar: 9.32g
  • Protein: 16.86g
  • Cholesterol: 147.11mg
  • Sodium: 994.47mg
  • Calcium: 70.45mg
  • Potassium: 814.66mg
  • Iron: 2.07mg
  • Vitamin A: 361.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.30mg
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