Tilapia Corn Chowder

Recipe by Manami
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 6 bowls




  • Chop bacon and cook in a large Dutch oven over medium heat until crispy, 3 to 4 minutes; drain on paper towels.
  • Add oil & cooking spray to the pan.
  • Add celery, leek, onion, mushrooms, salt, black pepper, pinch of crushed red pepper flakes(if using) and cook until the vegetables just begin to soften, about 2 minutes.
  • Add broth, potatoes and corn.
  • Bring to a gentle simmer.
  • Cook until the potatoes are just tender and the corn is cooked through, about 8 minutes.
  • Stir in tilapia and thyme; return to a gentle simmer.
  • Cook until the tilapia is cooked through, about 4 minutes more.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Stir in half-and-half, lemon juice and the reserved bacon.
  • Garnish with chives, if using.