Bratten's Clam Chowder Recipe

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Bratten's Clam Chowder

Judy Garcia

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@snflwr8351

This recipe (supposedly) came from Bratten's Seafood Grotto, a very popular (however, now defunct) seafood restaurant in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is very creamy, rich and full-flavored.


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
finely chopped onion
1 c
finely diced celery
2 c
finely chopped potatoes
2 can(s)
(6 1/2 oz. each) minced clams
3/4 c
butter
1 1/3 c
all-purpose flour
1 qt
half-and-half
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 pinch
black pepper
1 Tbsp
red wine vinegar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Drain clams. Place vegetables in small pan and pour clams over. Add water to barely cover; simmer, covered, until tender.
2
Meanwhile, melt butter; add flour and blend. Cook a few minutes, stirring constantly. Add cream and continue to cook, stirring constantly, till smooth and thick.
3
Add vegetables and liquid; add seasonings and vineger and heat through.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chowders
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Seafood, #Clams