Clifton Country Inn Crab and Corn Chowder

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by mollypaul

The Clifton Inn was built in 1799 and eventually became the residence of Thomas Mann Randolph, US congressman, governor of Virginia and son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson. It is a stately southern manse in the heart of Virginia with gently rolling lawns that drop off into pure mountain magic.

Top Review by OutOfThyme

Amazing chowder with loads of flavor and so creamy and delicious. The corn is a nice addition and combines perfectly with the crab. This one is going right into my favorites for safe keeping!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook bacon on a large skillet until soft but not crisp.
  2. Add butter, melt.
  3. Add onions and celery; cook until partially cooked.
  4. Add potatoes; cook, stirring frequently until vegetables are tender.
  5. Stir in flour; cook, stirring constantly for five minutes.
  6. Stir in broth until smooth.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer for approximately 20 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.
  8. Stir in creamed corn and corn, parsley, chives, salt and pepper.
  9. Bring just to the boil.
  10. Stir in cream and crab; cook until just heated.
  11. Serve immediately.

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