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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the diced salt pork over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, so that all of the pork pieces become brown but not too dry.
  2. Remove them from the pan with a slotted spoon.
  3. Saute the onion in the pork fat just until tender, but not brown.
  4. Add the water, corn, potatoes and salt, cooking, uncovered, until the potatoes are almost soft.
  5. Add the milk and simmer very gently for 10 to 15 minutes to let the flavor ripen.
  6. Taste for seasoning, adding a good bit of freshly ground pepper.
  7. Sprinkle the surface with the salt pork and serve with a large supply of soda crackers.


Most Helpful

This is the first recipe I am responding to- I used spiral ham instead of salt pork, red onion, and 1% milk and it was sooo good. Definitely a saver.

godivagoddess July 20, 2008

This is the way corn chowder should be. Maybe it's a New England thing? (I'm from Maine) Simple, pure, excellent. I didn't have salt pork on hand so I rendered an equivalent amount of good bacon. Everyone loved it!! I used closer to 1TB salt & it made closer to 8 servings (4 people had their share w/plenty leftover for breakfast). YUM! Thank you!!

Elmotoo July 30, 2006

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