Shrimp Corn Chowder

Shrimp Corn Chowder

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Another recipe I was able to bring home, was this very delicious Shrimp Corn Chowder – its attributed to my cousin Suzy, but my cousin Mary made it for us our last hours in Buffalo. If you have any cholesterol problems, best to steer clear of this one.


  • 2 pkgs chopped prosciutto
  • 1 cup red onion
  • 1/2 cup celery
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 4 cups fresh corn
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 & 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1 lb shrimp

Preparation Instructions:

  • saute prosciutto for 4 min and take out and set on napkin
  • saute onion celery thyme and garlic 3 min
  • add chicken stock
  • puree warmed up corn and add to pan, simmer for 10 min
  • add shrimp (can be frozen) or cook fresh prior to this
  • add cream to low simmer
  • add prosciutto
  • salt and pepper to taste
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  • Karina Gentinetta 9 November 2011, 11:59 AM

    Carollynn, this recipe is divine! I will have to do it for the holidays. I adore shrimp (and thankfully, we have lots of them in Louisiana) and I’m always looking for new and interesting recipes. Thanks for sharing your family recipe!