Vermont Corn Chowder Recipe

* Use cooked fresh kernels or canned or cooked frozen.

Step 1

Cook the diced salt pork over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, so that all of the pork pieces become brown but not too dry. Remove them from the pan with a slotted spoon. Saute the onion in the pork fat just until tender, but not brown. Add the water, corn, potatoes and salt, cooking, uncovered, until the potatoes are almost soft. Add the milk and simmer very gently for 10 to 15 minutes to let the flavor ripen. Taste for seasoning, adding a good bit of freshly ground pepper. Sprinkle the surface with the salt pork and serve with a large supply of soda crackers.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2c Salt Pork; Diced
  • 1ea Onion; Lg, Diced
  • 3c Corn Kernels; *
  • 5ea Potatoes; Md, Pare & Cube
  • 1 1/2ts Salt
  • 1qt Milk
  • Black Pepper; To taste
  • Saltines Or Soda Crackers

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