Crab and Corn Chowda-Mac Recipe Courtesy Rachael Ray

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Susan M.

I'm trying this Rachael Ray recipe for a pre Thanksgiving dinner for my family. I'm sure it will be a hit!!!

Top Review by RottNDachs

Saw this on 30 minute meals. Zaared it, and tried it. Family loved it. Thank you for posting this recipe. It was a family winner. I do think I will as a bit more corn next time. Oh, and this is one of those recipes that only gets better after setting overnight in the fridge.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring pasta water to boil and salt it. Cook pasta to al dente.
  2. While pasta cooks, heat a large, deep skillet over medium to medium-high heat.
  3. Add extra-virgin olive oil to pan with the bacon; cook bacon 3 minutes.
  4. Add onions and celery and cook 3 minutes more.
  5. Add bell pepper and cook another minute or two.
  6. Add flour and cook 1 to 2 minutes.
  7. Whisk in stock, then milk.
  8. When milk bubbles, add crab and corn to heat through, another minute.
  9. Stir in cheese, thyme and cayenne pepper.
  10. Melt cheese into sauce.
  11. Drain pasta and toss with cheese, crab and corn sauce.
  12. Adjust seasoning.
  13. Ladle in bowls and garnish with chives.

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