You are here: Home » Recipes » Fresh Corn and Lobster Chowder Fresh Corn and Lobster Chowder Recipe by RelishKitchen Tested Yield servings PrintEmail Ingredients 4 ounces country ham or bacon1/2 onion chopped2 potatoes, peeled and chopped1 tablespoon butter (depending on the drippings from the ham or bacon)1 heaping tablespoon flour3 ears fresh corn4 cooked lobster tails, or 1 pound shrimp3 cups 2% reduced-fat milk1 pinch thyme Salt and pepper Chopped fresh parsley Chopped fresh basil Handful of chopped greens (such as mustard or collard) or spinach Instructions Place ham or bacon in a Dutch Oven or large saucepan. Saute 10 minutes or until ham or bacon is crisp. Remove ham, add onion and potato to drippings in pan and saute 10 minutes. Add butter, melt. Add flour, cook 5 minutes. Place corn cobs and lobster shells and thyme in a large skillet. Add milk; bring to a boil and simmer on medium low about 15 minutes. Strain milk into potato onion mixture. Add corn. Simmer 20 minutes until fragrant and creamy. Add reserved ham, lobster meat, parsley, basil and greens. Season with salt and pepper.