Lobster Corn Chowder

Lobster Corn Chowder
Diana Rattray
  • Total: 31 mins
  • Prep: 16 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
343 Calories
25g Fat
18g Carbs
13g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 343
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 31%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 900mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 13g
Calcium 132mg 10%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This delicious lobster chowder is packed with chunks of cooked lobster meat, corn, and vegetables. Add some crab or shrimp to this chowder to turn it into a hearty seafood corn chowder. Top it off with some crumbled cooked bacon or extra chunks of lobster.


  • 2 tablespoons butter (or part bacon drippings)
  • 5 or 6 green onions (with about 3 inches of green, thinly sliced)
  • 1 rib celery, diced
  • 3 tablespoons diced sweet red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups corn kernels (fresh or frozen and thawed)
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups diced cooked lobster meat
  • Optional: 1 medium tomato (seeded, diced)
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • Optional: crumbled cooked bacon​

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat; add green onion, celery, and bell pepper. Sauté until celery is tender, stirring frequently. Add flour and stir until blended. Cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes.

  2. Add the Creole seasoning and chicken broth; stir to blend. Stir in corn kernels. Cook, stirring, until thickened and bubbly. Stir in heavy cream, lobster, and tomato. Taste and add salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in sherry and heat through.

  3. If desired, top each serving with a little crumbled cooked bacon or extra chunks of lobster.

  4. Serve with crackers or hot buttered biscuits.