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Chipotle Chowder

January 27, 2010

Ten Days of Soup! ~ Mary ~

Simple, versatile and delicious.

No story today – just trying to STAY WARM! and here are some other soups you might enjoy:
Cauliflower Soup        Grilled Gazspacho
New Mexico Red Chile Posole        Corn Chowder
Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup with Chicken
Yellow Lentil Curry        Chicken Wild Rice Broccoli
Black Eyed Pea      Pepperoni      Mushroom Bisque
Split Pea


Chipotle Chowder

makes 1 1/2 qts

Saute in heavy saucepan over medium heat:

4-6 diced Bacon Strips

 

 Once lightly browned add:

1 Cup diced Onion or Leeks

1/2 Cup diced Celery

1 Tbsp minced Garlic

 

Stir in and let brown up 1-2 minutes:

2 Tbsp Flour

 

Deglaze with:

1/4 Cup Sherry

 

Stir in:

3 Cups Chicken Broth

2 Cups Frozen or canned Corn

2 Cups Diced Red Potatoes

2 Cups Milk – your choice Whole or 2%

1/4 Cup Canned, Diced Chipotles in Adobo Sauce

 

Let simmer on low for 20-30 minutes then add:

1 Pound medium, peeled and deveined Shrimp

Optional to add 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream or Half & Half

 

Let simmer another 5-10 minutes until shrimp are cooked.

12 Comments leave one →
  1. January 27, 2010 9:17 am

    Man, does that look good. And warm. Warm is good.

  2. January 27, 2010 9:29 am

    This looks wonderful…anything with shrimp and bacon I’m all over it. We’ll have to try it this weekend….

  3. January 27, 2010 10:51 am

    This is a brilliant idea. I love chipotles; adding them to chowder is a stroke of genius.

  4. January 27, 2010 11:43 am

    Great recipe, and very pretty colorful pic!

  5. January 27, 2010 12:46 pm

    This looks very delicious. I love it cos it’s very warming in this type of cold weather. Besides I just love all those prawns…mmm

  6. January 27, 2010 9:11 pm

    unusual recipes, is very suitable for display in the winter.. :D

  7. Pat permalink
    January 27, 2010 10:42 pm

    Wow, does that look and sound GOOD!
    I’m all over it even in warm Roatan!
    I have a few pounds of shrimp in the freezer as we speak. I know where some of them will be going! I’ll let you know if it’s as good as it looks!

  8. January 29, 2010 9:25 am

    This sounds wonderful! Great picture.

  9. January 29, 2010 8:48 pm

    Oh gosh Mary how did I miss this one??? Man I love chowder, and the Chipotle, sends this soup right over the top I tell you!

  10. March 9, 2010 6:17 pm

    I would love to use your recipe (with my own variations) on my blog (www.lavalily.com) sometime this next week. I will certainly give you credit and put in the link to your recipe. It is absolutely delicious, because I just made it that past week. Please let me know if you object.
    Aloha,
    Lucy

    • foododelmundo permalink
      March 9, 2010 6:31 pm

      Please do Lucy!
      I’m honored and glad you liked it.
      Thanks for asking.
      ~Mary

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