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South African Corn Chowder
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.)