Turkey Chowder

Course : Lunch/Dinner | Cuisine: American | Servings : 2 persons | Cook Time : 25 minutes

Riverside Foods’ has a great range of premium quality turkey that comes in pre-cooked, fresh frozen, and chilled hams.

Our Turkey Chowder takes an East Coast classic and adds its own special twist for a winter warmer.


  • 300g cooked diced turkey meat
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 white onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1-3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 350g potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 2 tbsp plain white flour
  • 750ml turkey or chicken stock
  • 2 rashers of turkey bacon
  • 50g sweetcorn kernels
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tbsp single cream
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan then gently sauté the onion, garlic and potatoes for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the red pepper and sauté for 2 more minutes , then sprinkle in the flour. Cook for 2 minutes, then draw the pan off the heat and gradually stir in the stock.
  2. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the diced turkey with the sweetcorn kernels, add seasoning to taste, then continue to simmer for 5-8 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked and the turkey is piping hot.
  3. On the side, cook some turkey bacon lardons with a pinch of salt for the topping.
  4. Stir in the cream, adjust seasoning, then sprinkle with the chopped parsley.
  5. Serve.

Chef’s Tip: Serve hot in a hollowed out bread bowl for extra wow points!

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