Shrimp and Corn Chowder

Jill Melton
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 10 minutes
  • Cook: 35 minutes

A cup of chopped potato would be a great addition.


1tablespoon olive oil
1 shallot, chopped
1 spring onion or 2 green onions, chopped
2tablespoons all-purpose flour
3ounces country ham, chopped
2cups fresh sweet corn, cut from the cob
8ounces large shrimp, peeled and chopped
5cups whole milk
2ounces Cheddar cheese (or any cheese)
Fresh thyme


  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan. Add shallot and  onion; sauté 10 minutes. Add flour; cook 3 minutes. Add country ham and corn; sauté 10 minutes. Add shrimp and milk; cook 10 minutes or until thickened. Add cheese and fresh thyme. Makes 7 cups.

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Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 270
  • Fat 13g
  • Cholesterol 80mg
  • Sodium 710mg
  • Carbohydrate 22g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Protein 19g