Quick and Easy Crab and Corn Chowder

Recipe by Kagemi
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a 3 to 4 quart saucepan on medium high heat melt butter.
  • Add cooked bacon pieces, onion, bell pepper, celery, and thyme.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and hot sauce if used and cook about 5 minutes.
  • In a bowl mix flour and Old Bay Seasoning
  • Stir in half of flour and seasoning mixture into the saucepan stiring well
  • Add remaining mixture and continue to stir. Should become almost like a paste.
  • Slowly whisk in a little of the Half & Half at a time so as to keep temperature up, blending well.
  • Slowly whisk in the chicken broth the same way.
  • Cook until it begins to bubble ad then stir in the hash brown potatoes.
  • Simmer till potatoes are cooked and chowder thickens till it just coats the back of a spoon.
  • Add crab meat a little at a time and then add corn kernels.
  • Simmer just another minute being careful not to overcook crab meat.
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