Smoky Ham-and-Corn Chowder Recipe

Smoky Ham-and-Corn Chowder Recipe

How To Make Smoky Ham-and-Corn Chowder

Full of rich and deep flavors, this corn chowder recipe also has smoky ham and potatoes. Its creamy and ready in just a little over an hour.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 4ear of corn
  • 1tbspvegetable oil
  • 1onion
  • ½lbham
  • 2cupsheavy cream
  • 1lbbaking potatoes
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Using the back of a knife and working over a medium bowl, scrape the corn cobs to release any pulp and juices; reserve the cobs.

  2. In a medium soup pot, heat the oil. Add the onion and cook over moderate heat until softened.

  3. Add 3 cups of water, the ham rind and the corncobs, pulp and juices and bring to a simmer. Cook over moderately low heat for 5 minutes; discard the cobs and ham rind.

  4. Add the cream and potatoes, bring to a simmer and cook until the potatoes are almost tender. Add the corn kernels and ham and simmer until the corn and potatoes are tender.

  5. Season with salt and pepper, ladle into bowls and serve.


  • Calories: 761.87kcal
  • Fat: 53.55g
  • Saturated Fat: 29.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.21g
  • Carbohydrates: 59.14g
  • Fiber: 6.58g
  • Sugar: 10.08g
  • Protein: 18.86g
  • Cholesterol: 195.35mg
  • Sodium: 1046.92mg
  • Calcium: 124.06mg
  • Potassium: 1155.94mg
  • Iron: 2.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 504.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.76mg
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