Poblano Corn Chowder
|By :Barbara Schieving|
|Browse Category||Soups, Stews & Broths|
|Duration||less than 15 min|
|Cooking Technique||Pressure Cook|
|Main Ingredient||Celery, Corn, Half and Half|
|Prep Time||10 minutes|
|Cook Time||4 minutes|
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 large onion diced
- 2 large carrots peeled and diced
- 2 stalks celery peeled and diced
- 1 lagre poblano pepper ribs and seeds removed, finely diced*
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
- 1/2 teaspoon thyme dried
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- dash red pepper flakes
- 4 cups potatoes peeled and cubed
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons Water
- 2 cups half and half
- 4 cups corn frozen
- dash hot sauce optional
- Select Saute and add oil to the Instant Pot. When oil is hot, add the onion, carrots, and celery, and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 5 minutes.
- Add poblano pepper and garlic. Cook for 1 more minute.
- Add half of the chicken broth, thyme, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and parsley to the pot.
- Put the steamer basket in the pressure cooker pot. Add the diced potatoes.
- Lock the lid in place, select Manual and adjust to high pressure cooking. Set time to cook for 4 minutes. When timer beeps, turn off pressure cooker, allow natural release for 5 minutes, then do a quick pressure release. Carefully remove potatoes and steamer basket from the pressure cooking pot.
- In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in
3 tablespoonswater. Select Simmer and add cornstarch mixture to the pot stirring constantly until mixture thickens.
- Gradually whisk in the remaining chicken broth. Stir in half and half, corn, and potatoes; heat through but do not bring to a boil.
- Add a dash of hot sauce, if desired. Garnish with fresh parsley. Enjoy!
Barbara is the author of two successful blogs: PressureCookingToday.com and Barbarabakes.com. She has been an avid baker for over 35 year and is the author of Sweet Simple Dream Puffs. She has worked with some of the top brands in creating recipes in the United States including Red Star Yeast, Hershey’s, McCormick, Dove Chocolate and many more. Barbara’s blog Pressure Cooking Today shares her easy to make and delicious recipes all done in a pressure cooker.
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