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Prawn and Sweetcorn Chowder

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Introduction

Now that colder weather is here this super soup is a firm family favourite, even keeping my teenaged daughter home instead of going out with her friends!! Especially good if served with hot home made bread, I often bake a ciabatta to serve with this.

Now that colder weather is here this super soup is a firm family favourite, even keeping my teenaged daughter home instead of going out with her friends!! Especially good if served with hot home made bread, I often bake a ciabatta to serve with this.

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6

Metric Cups
  • 25 grams butter (or margarine)
  • 25 grams flour
  • 6 rashers bacon (chopped)
  • 1 onion (chopped finely)
  • 1 red pepper (or a green pepper, chopped finely)
  • 3 potatoes (peeled and diced)
  • 425 millilitres chicken stock
  • 425 millilitres milk
  • 100 grams frozen sweetcorn kernels (defrosted)
  • 250 grams frozen prawns (defrosted)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 50 millilitres fresh parsley (finely chopped)
  • ⅞ ounce butter (or margarine)
  • ⅞ ounce flour
  • 6 rashers bacon (chopped)
  • 1 onion (chopped finely)
  • 1 red bell pepper (or a green pepper, chopped finely)
  • 3 potatoes (peeled and diced)
  • 15 fluid ounce chicken broth
  • 15 fluid ounce milk
  • 3½ ounces frozen sweetcorn kernels (defrosted)
  • 8⅚ ounces frozen shrimp (defrosted)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 fluid ounce fresh parsley (finely chopped)

Method

Prawn and Sweetcorn Chowder is a community recipe submitted by Community and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat butter in a large saucepan, add bacon and cook gently.
  • Add onion and red or green pepper and potatoes and fry over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add flour and cook over low heat for 1 minute. Gradually add milk and stock, stirring continuously. Bring to the boil and add sweetcorn, parsley and seasoning.
  • Simmer, covered for 10 minutes.
  • Lastly add prawns and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Heat butter in a large saucepan, add bacon and cook gently.
  • Add onion and red or green pepper and potatoes and fry over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add flour and cook over low heat for 1 minute. Gradually add milk and stock, stirring continuously. Bring to the boil and add sweetcorn, parsley and seasoning.
  • Simmer, covered for 10 minutes.
  • Lastly add prawns and cook for a further 5 minutes.
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