Easy 1, 2, 3 Corn Chowder with WCSH6

Scientific Advisor Kitty Broiher shares our simple corn chowder recipe with Maine’s WCSH6 and her intern shares a great salad recipe to complement the chowder.


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Corn Chowder

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Warm up your chilly autumn nights with hearty corn chowder. Add more vegetables if you like more chunks in your chowder. Pair with some whole-grain biscuits and a light salad for a satisfying meal.

Servings: 4 (297 g )

Prep Time: 30 min.


  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp. diced celery
  • 2 Tbsp. diced onion
  • 2 Tbsp. diced bell pepper
  • 1½ cups whole kernel corn
  • 1 cup cubed red potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan. Add celery, onion, and pepper. Sauté until fragrant (2-3 minutes).
  2. Add corn, potatoes, water, salt, pepper, and paprika. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to medium. Cook covered until potatoes are tender (10-12 minutes).
  3. Whisk milk and flour together and slowly pour into soup, stirring constantly. Simmer until mixture comes to boil and thickens (5-8 minutes). Season with pepper to taste and serve garnished with parsley.