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Blender Corn Chowder with Shrimp & Corn Relish

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 1x
  • Category: Soup, Seafood, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, 30 Minute Meal
  • Cuisine: American

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 cups sweet corn kernels, cut off the cob (about 45 ears of corn)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 roasted red pepper, diced
  • 1 tablespoon diced fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoon diced red onion
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • garnish with: cilantro and green onions, and Chili Oil

Instructions

  1. Add shrimp garlic powder, smoked paprika, ground cumin, and salt into a small bowl. Gently toss so you coat the shrimp with the spice mixture. Set aside.
  2. Add corn and water to a microwave safe glass bowl. Cover.
  3. Microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  4. Drain the water from the corn.
  5. Reserve 3/4 cup of corn. Place in a bowl and add diced roasted red pepper, and cilantro. Season with salt and set aside.
  6. Add remaining corn, vegetable stock, garlic clove, red onion, 1 teaspoon smoked paprika, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon ancho chili powder, and 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper to Vitamix Pro Series Blender, cover and turn the Soup Cycle on. This will last for about 7-8 minutes and will turn off when it’s done.
  7. Remove the cover, turn the blender on speed 1 and slowly add the coconut milk in. Gradually move up to speed 4 and blend for 2 minutes. (soup will be HOT)
  8. In the meantime, heat a large skillet to medium high heat. Add Shrimp to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes per side.
  9. Serve soup in a bowl, top with corn relish and shrimp. Garnish with fresh cilantro, green onions, and a splash of chili oil for some heat.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6 oz soup + shrimp & relish
  • Calories: 281
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 847 mg
  • Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 55 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 23 g
  • Cholesterol: 87 mg