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Shrimp Chowder

4 servings

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Ingredients:
  • 1 pound Contessa (any-size) Cooked Tail-off Shrimp

  • 1/2 cup flour

  • 1/2 cup red pepper, seeded and finely diced

  • 2 cups redskin potatoes

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 1/2 cup celery, sliced

  • 1/2 cup chives, finely chopped

  • 5 cups heavy cream

  • 1/2 cup butter, salted

  • 1 cup sweet onion (Maui, Walla Wall, Vidalia), finely diced

  • 2 cups kernel corn (frozen or canned niblets)

  • 6 slices cooked bacon, minced

Steps:
  • In a saucepan, melt butter and add red pepper, celery, garlic and onion and cook over low heat for 5-7 minutes.

  • Stir in flour and cream to saucepan and slightly increase heat to cook until the sauce thickens.

  • Add corn, potatoes and bacon and lower heat.

  • Add shrimp and salt and pepper to taste.

  • Garnish with chopped chives.