Corn and Crab Chowder
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Seafood
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Serves: 4
 
This recipe is very easy and very tasty. You can play with the spices to your taste.
Ingredients
  • 2 Cups Corn fresh, canned or frozen
  • 1 Cup Onion, chopped
  • 1 Cup Roasted Red Pepper, diced (you can buy them in a jar to save time)
  • 2-3 Cups Chicken Broth, use low-sodium variety
  • 1 Can (8oz) Coconut Milk, low fat version
  • 2 Teaspoons Black Pepper, ground
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, crushed
  • 2 Tablespoons Cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Teaspoons Cumin, ground
  • 2 Teaspoons Coriander, ground
  • 2 Teaspoons Chili peppers, dried and crushed
  • 2 Cans Snow Crab Meat, drained
  • 1 Tablespoons Olive or Canola Oil
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan
  2. Add the chopped onion and brown for about 5-10 minutes
  3. Add the garlic and all the other spices, except the cilantro, let the spices sweat in the pan for about 2-3 minutes
  4. Add the chopped peppers
  5. Add the stock
  6. Add the coconut milk
  7. Add the canned crab
  8. Allow the ingredients to simmer together for about 20-30 minutes
  9. Top with fresh cilantro and serve with crusty bread or quesadillas
Recipe by Ginger and Nutmeg at http://www.gingerandnutmeg.com/2010/08/global-warming-soup-time