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Nutrition Facts

Calories 332
  Calories from Fat 73 (22%)
(13%)Total Fat 8g
(20%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(45%)Cholesterol 135mg
(37%)Sodium 899mg
(20%)Potassium 702mg
Total Carbohydrate 35g
(14%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 10g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(61%)Protein 30g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Corn & Lobster Chowder


  • 1 16 ounce bag frozen corn kernels (about 3 cups)

  • 3 cups all-natural chicken broth or vegetable broth

  • 2 large carrots, shredded (about 2 cups)

  • 1 large baking potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 2 cups)

  • 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 3 cups whole milk

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 Tbs sherry

  • 1 Tbs butter

  • 3 cups cooked lobster meat, chopped (about 16 ounces- or the meat from 3 small lobsters)

  • salt and pepper

Seafood chowder makes a comforting meal on a chilly evening. Serve with a small salad and crusty bread for a complete meal.


  • Combine the corn, broth, carrots, potato, thyme, and bay leaf in a large saucepan or Dutch oven and stir. Cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, whisk together the milk and flour in a medium bowl until well blended.
  • When the potatoes are tender, stir in the milk mixture (re-whisk if necessary), sherry, butter, and lobster meat. Bring the soup back to a simmer, stirring constantly. Continue to simmer and stir gently until the soup thickens slightly, about 2 minutes.
  • Remove the bay leaf and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve in individual bowls with a piece of crusty bread and green salad on the side.

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