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Roasted Corn Chowder With Shrimp

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  Lime 1 Medium
  Baby shrimp 1 Pound, shelled and deveined
  Corn kernels 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bacon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chop
  Red onion 1 Medium, dice
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), dice
  Green bell pepper 1 Medium, dice
  Red bell pepper 1 Medium, dice
  Garlic cloves 6 Medium, mince
  All-purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chicken stock 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Chipotle pepper 2 Medium, dice
  Red bliss potatoes 1⁄2 Pound, dice
  Lime juice 3 Tablespoon, freshly squeezed
  Parsley leaves 2 Tablespoon, chop
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Scallions 1 Bunch (100 gm), chop
  Oyster crackers 12 Medium (As an accompaniment)

1. Squeeze lime juice over shrimp placed in a bowl. Add lime skin to bowl, stir to coat, cover and refrigerate for up to 1 hour.
2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

3. On a baking sheet, coat corn kernels with oil and roast for about 10 to 15 minutes.
4. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan over low heat, and cook bacon until crisp. 5
5. Add onions and celery and cook for 5 minutes without browning. Add green bell pepper, red bell pepper, garlic and roasted corn and cook for another 5 minutes. Stir in flour to thicken and cook for 6 to 8 minutes, keeping heat low.
6. Add cream, chicken stock and potatoes and let cook until potatoes are soft, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent anything from sticking to the bottom of the pot.
7. Remove shrimp from marinade and discard liquid. When potatoes are soft, stir in shrimp, lime juice, fresh chopped parsley, and cayenne pepper and cook until shrimp are pink and just cooked through.
8. Spoon into soup bowls and top with scallions.

9. Serve with oyster crackers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes
Warm up this winter with a heart warming roasted corn chowder with shrimp. Check out this wonderful video that demonstrates a recipe that would turn out to be simply awesome. Watch out for the spice as the chowder would be really spicy and definitely a hit with your family!

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