New England Clam Chowder Recipe

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New England Clam Chowder

Dave Childers

By
@Melodave86

I'm only posting my personal touches to an existing recipe of NE Clam Chowder. The original omitted Celery, but it was definitely a bland recipe. The Celery really contrasts the potatoes and onion for a good mixed flavor.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

4 slice
bacon
1/2 c
onions, chopped
4
potatoes, cubed
1 tsp
flour
1 c
bottled clam juice
1 c
half and half
3 can(s)
minced clams with juice
salt and pepper (to taste)
2 Tbsp
fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 c
celery, diced
1 Tbsp
garlic, minced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan over medium high heat, fry the bacon until crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels, reserving the bacon fat in the pan, crumble and set aside.
2
In the same saucepan with the bacon fat, saute the onion and potatoes for 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle with the flour and stir well to coat.
3
Pour in the clam juice, bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for about 15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
4
Add the half-and-half, Garlic, Celery, and minced clams and season with salt and pepper to taste. Allow to heat through, about 5 minutes. Garnish with the parsley and crumbled bacon.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chowders