Creamy Sweetcorn Chowder

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Seasonal Soups

By Fraser Reid

Published 2019

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This is a really good, thick soup that makes the most of fresh Scottish sweetcorn. Out of season you can use tinned sweetcorn and it will be nearly as good – just add it at the end of the cooking time and let it heat through.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter
  • 1 leek, washed and finely chopped
  • 2 f


Heat a pot on a medium-low heat and add the oil or butter. Fry the leek gently for 10 minutes.

Using a sharp knife, slice the sweetcorn kernels off the cobs. Add the fresh corn kernels, potatoes and carrots to the pot and give it a good stir.

Pour in 1.2 litres of boiling water, thr