Corn & Crawfish Chowder

A robust combination of hearty flavors that bring warmth anytime of the year. Featuring Custom Culinary® Gold Label Seafood Base, Corn & Crawfish Chowder brings together the flavors of onions, celery, garlic, sweet corn, thyme, roux, crawfish, and cream.


What You'll Need

Amount Ingredients
2 tbsp. Olive Oil
2 cups Onions, Yellow, Diced
2 cups Celery, Diced
2 tbsp. Garlic, Minced
24 oz. Sweet Kernel Corn
1 tbsp. Thyme Leaves, dry
4 oz. Custom Culinary® Gold Label Seafood Base
4 qts. Water
2 qts. Heavy Cream
5 oz. *Prepared Roux
3 lbs. Crawfish Tail Meat, Cooked
  Salt
  Pepper
PREPARATION

  1. In an 8 quart soup pot over medium high heat, saute onions, celery, and garlic in olive oil for 3-5 minutes until vegetables are tender but not browned.
  2. Add half the corn and all of the thyme and continue cooking 1-2 mintues.
  3. Add water 2 quarts of water and Custom Culinary® Gold Label Seafood Base, blend until base is dissolved. Bring to boil, lower heat and simmer 20-30 minutes.
  4. Puree soup with a blender or immersion blender.
  5. Add 1.5 quarts of water, heavy cream, and roux to thicken. Bring to a boil and simmer 15-20 minutes.
  6. Add remaining sweet corn and crawfish tail meat.
  7. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to your desired taste.
  8. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to your desired taste.

CHEF'S TIP