Shrimp and Corn Chowder Recipe

Shrimp and Corn Chowder Recipe

Fall is a time for hot soups and chowders, and this one is sure to please. This shrimp and corn chowder recipe makes an excellent choice for lunch or dinner. It’s warm and substantial, yet light and refreshing. My husband serves it with crusty homemade rolls while my son enjoys it by itself. Yum!

shrimp and corn chowder

 

The creamy roux base is the perfect backdrop to the sweetness of shrimp and corn. The chowder is finished with a touch of seafood boil, which adds just enough heat to make it interesting without overwhelming the delicate flavors of the seafood. If you like your soup spicy, add a dash more seafood boil in the end.

shrimp and corn chowder

 

Check out the recipe video below! Please be sure to let me know if you try it! Be Well-Omniley

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Yield: 4

Shrimp and Corn Chowder

Shrimp and Corn Chowder

Shrimp and Corn Chowder with Bacon. A creamy, one-pot meal that's quick and easy to make! Smoky, sweet, and loaded with juicy shrimp, golden corn, and bacon.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 c creole seasoning mix
  • ¼ c all-purpose flour
  • 8 oz bottle of clam juice or seafood stock
  • ½ cup diced potato
  • 1 cup whole corn kernels
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp creole seasoning
  • 16 oz small or medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 c heavy cream
  • 1 tsp seafood boil
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ c bacon, crumbled, optional

Instructions

    Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat, and saute creole seasoning mix until softened.

    Stir in the flour and cook this roux for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.

    Gradually add the clam juice, whisking until you have a smooth liquid.

    Add the potatoes, corn, thyme, salt, pepper, and creole seasoning.

    Cover and bring to a boil. Then reduce the heat and simmer for 1 minute or until the vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.

    Stir in the shrimp and heavy cream and heat the soup gently but thoroughly. Do not let it boil, or the soup may curdle. Sprinkle with the chopped parsley, bacon, and serve immediately.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1.5 cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 499Total Fat: 35gSaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 125mgSodium: 14279mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 5gSugar: 6gProtein: 17g

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Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

I must admit the best Butternut Squash soup I have had in my life so far was at 5th & Taylor located in Tennessee while on a business trip. It was the perfect blend of sweet and savory and perfect for the November outing we were having at the time. I have been making it every fall since then and it will be making a lot of appearances in my home this fall, so I decided to share the recipe with you all. Typically my recipes have some memory of my NaNa and while this one is not directly from her; she used to make a stewed summer squash out of this world. I am still working on that recipe so for now, you have Belle’s Spicy Butternut Squash Soup.

Sometimes the easiest secrets are in the spices. I added a pinch of turmeric (for color and spice), cumin, and smoked paprika to elevate the taste of this dish.

Sometimes the easiest secrets are in the spices. I added a pinch of turmeric (for color and spice), cumin, and smoked paprika to elevate the taste of this dish.

You all should know by now I’m all about working smarter not harder, so I opted to use butternut squash from the frozen section already diced. If you have time and want that extra freshness you can dice up a fresh squash. And yes, this sage is from my herb garden. Add vegetable stock, garlic, carrot, apple, butternut squash, sage, onion, salt, pepper, cayenne, cinnamon, nutmeg, turmeric, and cumin to an Instant Pot pressure cooker. Toss to combine. Close lid securely and set for soup settings for 30 minutes.

Then allow pressure to vent naturally, and wait until all of the steam has released and the valve has dropped. Remove the lid. Wait for everyone to come to see what that smell is!!!

Remove and discard the sage. Stir in the coconut milk. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. Taste, and season with additional salt if needed.

One of the fun things about this soup is choosing your garnishing. I’ve had it with toasted granola with pecans it was so delicious.

Serve warm, with your choice of garnishes. Topped here with pumpkin seeds and coconut milk.

This soup is perfect for a cozy meal by the fire or watching your favorite Lifetime movie. I hope it brings joy to your home this Fall. As always thank you for taking the time to follow my journey. Be Blessed-Omniley

 

 

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Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

This spicy butternut squash soup is smooth and creamy. It's loaded with spices for a bold and flavourful soup!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Dish, Side
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 119kcal
Author: Belle Omniley

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 bag baby carrots cut in half
  • 1 Granny Smith apple diced
  • 24 oz Butternut Squash, frozen If you opt for fresh squash medium size 3#--peeled, seeded and diced, uncooked
  • 1 fresh sage sprig
  • 1 purple onion diced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper freshly ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/8 teaspoon tumeric
  • 1 pinch ground cumin
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • pinch smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk

Instructions

  • Add vegetable stock, garlic, carrot, apple, butternut squash, sage, onion, salt, pepper, cayenne, cinnamon, nutmeg, turmeric, and cumin to an Instant Pot pressure cooker. Toss to combine. Close lid securely and set for soup settings for 30 minutes.
  • Then allow pressure to vent naturally, and wait until all of the steam has released and the valve has dropped. Remove the lid.
  • Remove and discard the sage. Stir in the coconut milk.
  • Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. Taste, and season with additional salt if needed
  • Serve warm, with your choice of garnishes. Topped here with pumpkin seeds and coconut milk.
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