South African Corn Chowder

South African Corn Chowder




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South African Corn Chowder

Serves: 4

Cooking Time: 30 minutes


What you’ll need:


1 large sliced onion

4-6 diced rashers of bacon

2 peeled & diced potatoes

1 sliced green pepper

3 chopped sticks of celery

3 shredded, outer leaves of lettuce

1 Tbsp of flour

500 ml milk

300g can of creamed sweetcorn

Breadcrumbs, to taste

Mature cheddar cheese, to taste

Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste




Stir fry the onion and bacon until onion is transparent.

Add the potatoes, green pepper, celery, leaves of lettuce and stir-fry for 1 minute.

Sprinkle on the flour, and then gradually add the milk stirring continually. Bring slowly to a boil.

Add the creamed sweetcorn and salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste.

Reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender.

Pour into ovenproof dish and sprinkle bread crumbs and mature cheddar cheese and brown in oven.

(Please note: for a thicker chowder, add more milk.)

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