By Kim127 on February 16, 2006
Photo by Alskann
Photo by Alskann
"As with most chowders, this is much better served the second day. Let it sit in the fridge overnight, reheat and serve! Sometimes I will add some crushed red pepper when I saute the onion. The Maine shrimp can be substituted with other small shrimp."
Serving Size: 1 (575 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
"Instead of the cream and milk I used FF half and half along with 1 can of FF evaporated milk. I used 2 tsp. Tony Chachere's seasoning mix in place of Mrs. Dash seasoning mix too. It added lots of flavor. This soup is so darn good it will have you going back for 2nds and 3rds. Trust me! Thank you Kim for sharing!"
"I think this is a wonderful soup. I have never used Mrs. Dash before, and it adds some nice flavors. You cannot go wrong with shrimp and bacon together! I used red potatoes and did not peel them. Turned out great! Thanks Kim!"
"Very tasty. After I cooked the potatoes, I used a potato masher to smoosh them up, to disguise them, since my daughter thinks that the only kind of potatoes she likes are french fries. I also drained the corn before I added it. I used half-n-half and evaporated milk, but didn't add any regular milk, since I thought it was soupy enough. Everybody thought the chowder was yummy."
"Sorry this just didn't work out for me as written. Not sure where I went wrong. Followed exactly except doubled. First off, I never really make corn chowders so that could be the problem. Recipe never specified to drain corn so I drained the corn, It had a really off sweet taste. 2nd, I did not add the extra milk as it was already soup consistency after adding the other milks. Was going to eat the same day but could not fix the sweet problem. Put in fridge, ran to store to make another dinner, tried it the following day. Long story short, had to add cream of chicken soup to get past the extremely sweet taste. Then it was pretty good. But with all the good reviews I'm sure I messed it up somewhere. Sorry."
"Excellent flavor combination. Loved the addition of the shrimp. I used a low fat evaporated milk, 1/2 & 1/2 for the light cream and 2% milk to help with the calorie count and it worked great. I coursely chopped my shrimp also to make for easier eating. Will make this again. Thanks so much for sharing. Made for PRMR :)"
"My husband and I prepared this together last night precisely as the recipe states. It smelled heavenly while cooking. Brought the teenage boy scrambling down the steps to inquire what was for dinner. He was utterly devastated to find out it was for tonight's dinner. DH and I had decided to get a sneak taste and had some for lunch... Delicious! Thanks for a spectacular chowder :)"
"I loved this! I did change up the Mrs. Dash...used 1 tsp original, 1 tsp garlic & herb, and then used 1 tsp Old Bay for the seasonings. I used some Cavendar's Greek and left out the salt and pepper. I also left the milk out, otherwise, my chowder would have been too liquidy. I can't imagine adding anymore liquid, or the chowder would be too thin. Made for PRMR tag, and I thoroughly enjoyed the tag! Thanks for posting a great recipe."
"I was orginally from Boston, moved to North Carolina four years ago. They don't make good chowders like New England. I was so excited to have this fabulous recipe to serve my husband and southern friends who said it was out of this world and requested this everytime we have a cookout or a party. Thanks for sharing !!!"
"Awesome! My dh, who does not care for corn chowders, said, "This is pretty good!" and went back for seconds! When he was finished he commented, "That was some pretty good eating!" High praise from a many who doesn't care for corn in his soups! Very good flavors and easy to make. I used frozen sweet corn and I did use fat-free evaporated milk and half&half in place of the light cream, just to cut down on calories, but it was still nice and creamy. I used "Chef's Blend" seasoning, which is just like Mrs. Dash so I don't think it changed the outcome. Thank you for a delicous meal we are going to repeat many times!!"
"This was delicious. I used half/half instead of cream and because I had it for dinner the day I made it, I did have to thicken it a bit with a slurry, since it was a bit soupy. :)"
"Loved it. Everyone did, even the one that's not crazy about shrimp. I didn't have any light cream so used 2 cans of evaporated milk and no bacon but used the bacon pieces found by the salad dressing/croutons in the grocery store. Still turned out great. Made it Monday night for Tuesday dinner. Thanks for a great recipe."
"Oh, Kim! This is so tasty! I made as directed however, reducing the milk to 1/2 cup. Very simple to make. If this tastes even better the second day, I can't wait!! I hope there will be some left to try ; ) Thanks, Kim!"