Corn-Pepper Fish Chowder

This creative main dish twist to hearty corn chowder is ready in only 30 minutes and makes an impressive soup for company or a delicious change of pace for a weeknight family meal.

Serves

4
Prep Time
10 min.
Cook Time
20 min.

This creative main dish twist to hearty corn chowder is ready in only 30 minutes and makes an impressive soup for company or a delicious change of pace for a weeknight family meal.

Ingredients
2 slices bacon, diced 1 cup diced red bell pepper 1 cup sliced celery ½ cup diced onion 1 tsp. dried thyme [or 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme] 2 Tbsps. all-purpose flour 2 cups College Inn® Chicken Broth 2 can (14.75oz.ea.) Del Monte® Cream Style Corn 2 cans (14.5oz.ea.) Del Monte® Diced New Potatoes, drained ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper, or to taste 12 oz. tilapia [or sea bass or cod or other firm white fish], cut into cubes 2 Tbsps. chopped fresh parsley [or chives], optional
Directions
  1. Cook bacon in a medium saucepan over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon and set aside.
  2. Cook bell pepper, celery, onion and thyme in bacon drippings, 3 minutes. Stir in flour; cook 2 minutes. Slowly add broth; cook and stir until smooth and slightly thickened.
  3. Add corn, potatoes and cayenne; cook 5 minutes.
  4. Add fish; cook 5 minutes or until fish is opaque inside. Gently stir in cooked bacon and garnish with parsley or chives, if desired.
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