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Chilled Corn Soup

Light and refreshing soup, perfect for a warm summer evening.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Chill Time 4 hours
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 144 kcal
Author The Foodie Eats

Ingredients

  • 7 ears corn shucked, kernels removed
  • 4 cups corn stock or vegetable broth separated
  • 4 black peppercorns
  • 2 stems of fresh parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 6 thyme sprigs divided
  • 2 tsp. sea salt divided
  • 1 tsp. garlic minced
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 radishes thinly sliced, for garnish
  • cilantro for garnish
  • red pepper flakes for garnish

Instructions

  1. Make corn stock – Put 7 corncobs (kernels removed and set aside), 4 peppercorns, 2 stems fresh parsley, 2 sprigs fresh thyme, 1 bay leaf, and 6 cups cold water in a large pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 2 hours. Strain, discard solids, and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 cup of corn stock in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions, thyme, and 1 teaspoon salt. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook 8 minutes or until onion is softened, stirring frequently.
  3. Add corn (set ½ cup aside for garnish) and garlic, cover and cook 4 minutes.
  4. Then add 3 cups corn stock, coconut milk, and 1 teaspoon of salt. Increase heat to bring to a boil, then remove from heat; discard thyme.

  5. Place half of corn mixture in a blender. Secure blender lid on blender, but allow steam to escape. Place a clean towel over opening in blender lid (to avoid splatters). Blend until smooth.
  6. Strain corn mixture through a sieve into a large bowl; discard solids. Repeat procedure with remaining corn mixture. Chill at least 4 hours.
  7. With extra corn kernels, place under high broiler until lightly charred.
  8. Top soup with roasted corn, radish, cilantro, and red pepper flakes. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Chilled Corn Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 144 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Sodium 728mg 30%
Potassium 328mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 8g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 8.7%
Vitamin C 11.1%
Calcium 1.8%
Iron 8.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.