Crab N Cheddar Chowder Recipe

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Crab N Cheddar Chowder

Tammy Brownlow

By
@DoughmesticGoddess

I'm sorry I didn't get pictures of this folks...it was so good! I'll have to take some next time. This was an amazing - creamy, indulgence! I hope you all give this one a try - you will truly be surprised!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4 as a main dish, 8 as a side soup
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
crab claw meat, steamed
1/2 c
sweet mini peppers, finely diced
1 stalk(s)
celery, finely diced
1 medium
carrot, peeled and finely diced
1/2 c
broccoli, chopped
1/2 c
onion, finely diced
1/4 c
flour
3 c
half and half, separated
1 c
water
1 1/2 c
finely shredded velveeta cheese (the one they sell pre-shredded)
1 1/2 c
finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese (i used sargentos 5 state blend)
white pepper to taste
1/4 tsp
paprika
dash(es)
freshly grated nutmeg to taste

GARNISH

2 slice
applewood smoked bacon, cooked and diced
green onion, julienned pieces

Step-By-Step

1In a large stockpot add water, sweet peppers, onion, carrot, celery, and broccoli. Simmer on medium- high until boiling. Boil for 5 minutes.
2In a bowl combine 1 cup of half and half with flour. Whisk until combined.
3Reduce heat to medium on veggies. Add half and half and flour mixture. Stir until thickened. Cook one minute longer.
4Add remaining 2 cups of half and half. After another minute add cheeses alternating about a 1/4 of a cup at a time until incorporated.
5Add spices and stir. Add crab and taste for seasoning. Garnish as desired. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy