Cook bacon over medium heat in a 4-quart heavy saucepan for 5 to 6 minutes until crisp. Use a slotted spoon to transfer bacon to paper towels to drain; reserve drippings in saucepan.
Pair this tasty salmon and corn chowder with our Easy Cheddar-Bacon Drop Biscuits recipe.
Servings and Ingredients
|4 slice(s) Hy-Vee sweet smoked bacon, chopped|
|1 tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted butter|
|¾ c. small leek, thinly sliced, white and light green parts only|
|½ c. celery, thinly sliced|
|2 clove(s) garlic , minced|
|3 c. Hy-Vee 33%-less-sodium chicken broth|
|1 ½ lbs. Hy-Vee Fish Market farm-raised Atlantic skinless salmon fillet, 3/4 to 1 inch thick, cut into 3 pieces|
|1 lbs. red new potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch cubes|
|¼ tsp. fine sea salt|
|¼ tsp. black pepper, coarse-ground, plus additional for garnish|
|2 ½ c. Hy-Vee Select frozen super sweet cut corn, thawed, divided|
|1 ½ c. Hy-Vee half-and-half, divided|
|1 tbsp. Hy-Vee corn starch|
|1 tsp. smoked paprika|
|Green onions, sliced, for garnish|
|1 recipe Easy Cheddar-Bacon Drop Biscuits, (4 biscuits), for serving|
Things To Grab
- 4 quart heavy saucepan
- Slotted spoon
- Paper towels
- Mixing bowl
- 4 serving bowls
Melt butter in saucepan. Add leek, celery, and garlic. Cook over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally. Transfer to bowl.
Add broth to same saucepan; bring to simmer. Add salmon; cover and simmer for 6 to 8 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork (145 degrees). Transfer salmon to a cutting board; reserve broth in saucepan.
Add potatoes, salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper to broth. Simmer, covered, for 6 to 8 minutes or just until potatoes are tender.
Place 1 cup corn, 1/2 cup half-and-half, corn starch, and smoked paprika in a blender. Cover and blend until smooth.
Stir corn mixture into soup. Stir in remaining 1-1/2 cups corn, remaining 1 cup half-and-half, and leek mixture. Cook for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Flake salmon; add to soup; heat just until warm.
Ladle chowder into bowls. Garnish with bacon, green onions, and additional pepper, if desired. Serve with biscuits.
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Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 39g
- Cholesterol: 155mg
- Sodium: 900mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 28g
- Protein: 44g