Cook Along with Chef Deniz: West Coast Corn Chowder

August 27, 2020

Cook Along with Chef Deniz: West Coast Corn Chowder

Our Cooking Along LIVE series continues! Thank you to all who registered, donated to support our chefs, or ordered a cook-along kit so you could follow along live. 

Tonight, Chef Deniz presented 2 recipes tonight for his BC Corn feature live class. Open the other recipes he featured tonight in your browser so you can work across his menu as you watch his archived video.

West Coast Corn Chowder with Clams, Chillies and Lime Leaves

Yields: 2 portions.


  • 1 corn on the cob, kernels shaved off with a knife
  • 1 leek, cleaned and sliced thin
  • 2 lime leaves
  • 2 shallots, finely diced
  • 4 thyme sprigs
  • 300g of clams, cleaned
  • 1 serrano chili, sliced
  • 75ml butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 30ml cilantro leaves
  • 50ml white wine
  • 25ml fish sauce
  • 100ml heavy cream
  • 1 lemon
  • Sourdough to serve


  1. In a medium sized pot melt the butter, add shallot, garlic, thyme, serrano chili, lime leaves, corn with a pinch of salt. Cook until translucent and fragrant around 2 minutes.
  2. Add clams and turn the heat high, add white wine and cook for 1 minute. Add cream and fish sauce, cover and cook until the clams are open. Add leeks, cilantro and juice of a lemon.
  3. Correct seasoning and serve sourdough slices.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook time: 15 Minutes

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