Creamy Green Chile Corn Chowder


Creamy Green Chile Corn Chowder

Creamy Green Chile Corn Chowder

Tired of getting Green Chiles in your basket? Need to find something to do with them? Here is a recipe that will get gobbled up by the entire family!

Creamy Green Chile Corn Chowder (Vegetarian and Vegan options available)

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Grape Seed Oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped roasted Green Chiles
  • 4 ears roasted corn on the cob (kernels removed)
  • 2.5 cups chicken stock (vegetable stock works great)
  • 2/3 cup half & half (plain rice or soy milk works well)(evaporated is also fantastic)
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper (black just looks funny but tasted fine)
  • 1 Tablespoon Chicken Base (bouillon) (vegetable works great)
  • 1 Jalapeno – Roasted, pealed, chopped (or dry equivalent) (may omit)
  • ¼ teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes (ground, measure before grinding)(may omit)
  • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch or equivalent Arrowroot dissolved in ¼ cup stock
  • 1 Cup Green Chiles (Hatch) (Roasted, Skinned and Chopped)
  • 2.5 Cups cubed baked potatoes (may substitute grilled or roasted cauliflower)
  • 1 Cup Sharp Cheddar or Jalapeno Jack – shredded (meltable soy substitute)
  • Topping suggestions:
  • Shredded cheese
  • Diced green or red onions (any actually)
  • Diced Roasted Peppers
  • Bacon Crumbles
  • *Additional possibilities:
  • Roasted Red Peppers
  • Roasted Green Peppers
  • Parsley
  • **Additional possibilities:
  • Chicken (cooked) (leftover chicken pieces or rotisserie works great)
  • Shrimp (raw & thawed)(add with potatoes)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in stockpot.
  2. Add onions and sauté for ~3 minutes or until just turning translucent
  3. Add Chiles & Jalapenos and sauté until soft (~3 more minutes) (See * below)
  4. Add Corn and Stock
  5. Add half & half
  6. Add Pepper
  7. Add Chicken Base
  8. Add Red Pepper Flakes
  9. Bring to a low boil
  10. Add Cornstarch and continue boiling for 3 minutes
  11. Reduce heat to simmer
  12. Add Potatoes and continue simmering until potatoes are hot (See ** below)
  13. Add cheese and Mix thoroughly until melted
  14. Serve
  15. Enjoy!

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