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Fresh Corn and Crab Chowder Recipe

Updated on September 25, 2014

What do you get when you combine fresh corn from your garden or local farm with succulent lumps of crab-meat?

A taste of heaven! Follow this recipe, and enjoy the best darn Corn and Crab Chowder ever!

5 stars from 3 ratings of Barkley Rosehill's Fresh Corn and Crab Chowder Recipe

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 45 min
Yields: 6 cups


  • 6 fresh ears of corn
  • 1 cup fresh cooked crab meat
  • 1 medium sweet green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14oz size) chicken broth
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  1. Use a sharp knife to slice the corn kernels off of the cobs.
  2. Cook the green pepper and onion over medium heat with the cooking oil in a large saucepan until the onion is tender.
  3. Stir in the chicken broth, corn and potatoes. Increase the heat to high and bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer, covered for about 12 minutes until the corn and potatoes are tender. (stirring occasionally)
  5. Combine the flour, salt, pepper and milk in a small bowl. Add this mixture to the mixture in your saucepan.
  6. While stirring, cook until your chowder begins to bubble.
  7. Add the crab meat. Cook and stir for another minute just to heat through.
  8. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories 195
Calories from Fat72
% Daily Value *
Fat 8 g12%
Saturated fat 2 g10%
Unsaturated fat 6 g
Carbohydrates 30 g10%
Fiber 3 g12%
Protein 8 g16%
Cholesterol 10 mg3%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

I hope you find the time to prepare this recipe, and I'm looking forward to your comments. I grow corn at home, so I am always looking for a great fresh corn recipe. If you have a good one, please let me in on the secret through the comments section below.


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      Ingenira 6 years ago

      Looks yummy ! thanks for sharing the recipe.

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      Barkley Rosehill 6 years ago from Philadelphia

      Hey Tony, thanks for stopping by and checking out my Fresh Corn and Crab Chowder Recipe. I'm glad you enjoyed it, and I hope you've found time to browse through some of the other marvelous recipes provided through the links on this page as well.

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      Tony McGregor 7 years ago from South Africa

      A taste of heaven indeed! Awesome recipe, thanks for sharing.

      Love and peace