Hatch Green Chile Corn Chowder – I am New Mexico

Hatch Green Chile Corn Chowder

When it comes to Hatch green chileĀ or any other New Mexico Green Chile, there are about as many recipes as Bubba Gump has for shrimp. With it’s commanding and rich flavor, it has become one of the most sought after spicy foods on the planet. If you’re from New Mexico and green chile is an everyday occurrence, then you’ll still love this hearty treat that the whole family will enjoy.

Hatch Green Chile Corn Chowder Recipe

Hatch Green Chile Corn Chowder / Just a Pinch


  • 3 cupsĀ fresh cut corn from the cobb
  • 4 tbsp Margarine
  • 1-1/2 cupsĀ Hatch Green Chile (Roasted, peeled, seeded, chopped)
  • 2Ā Med Onions Chopped Finely
  • 4 med Potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/4-1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 cups Heavy Cream (16oz)
  • 2 cups Chicken stock or chicken broth
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder


You can puree two cups of corn in the blender if corn is mature. If sweet and tender use as is. Saute onions in margarine, stir in the corn, potatoes, and stock and bring to a boil. Simmer until potatoes are soft. Add the chile and cream. Salt and pepper and garlic powder to taste. Then, let simmer till thickened.

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