Northern Shrimp and Corn Chowder

Northern Shrimp (Pandalus borealis) and Corn Chowder

MSC certified shrimp from the North Atlantic combine with Southern hospitality in this delicious take on classic corn chowder.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American, Global
Keyword: chowder, corn, Pandalus borealis, shrimp
Servings: 6
Calories: 565kcal


  • 1 cup 90/120 Northern Shrimp cooked
  • 30 90/120 Northern Shrimp cooked
  • 4 cups Vegetable or Fish Stock
  • 2 cups 35% Cream
  • 2 cups Frozen Corn Kernels
  • 2 cups Potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1 cup Onion finely diced
  • 2/3 cup Carrot finely diced
  • 2/3 cup Celery finely diced
  • 1/3 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp Canola Oil
  • 2 tbsp Garlic finely minced
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 12 sprigs Thyme chopped
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Cayenne Pepper to taste
  • Paprika to taste
  • Dried Parsley to taste


  • Heat oil in pot and sweat garlic, onions, carrots and celery until soft. Add potatoes, bay leaves and thyme sprigs.
  • Add stock and bring to a simmer. Cook until potatoes are tender approximately 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Melt butter in the pot and whisk in 1-1 ½ tbsp flour to create a roux. Slowly add some stock and whisk until it has thickened.
  • Whisk the roux and chowder base and simmer until thickened about 10 to 20 minutes.
  • Add the cream, frozen corn and shrimp and simmer until heated through.
  • For Serving: Ladle some broth with lots of shrimp and vegetables into each bowl.
  • To Garnish: Combine the remaining 1/4 cup of flour, cayenne, paprika, dried parsley. Coat each of the thirty shrimp. Pan-fry until crisp; approximately 1 minute on each side. Place five shrimp in the center of each bowl with a sprig of thyme.
  • Serve hot with a fresh biscuit.


Calories: 565kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 213mg | Sodium: 528mg | Potassium: 770mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2942IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 123mg | Iron: 3mg
OCEAN FRIENDLY INGREDIENT!Certified Sustainable – MSC, Seafood Watch, OceanWise or BAP

Recipe from Louisbourg Seafoods.