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bratten's clam chowder

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Judy Garcia
Gunnison, UT

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.

(2 ratings)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bratten's clam chowder

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

How To Make bratten's clam chowder

  • 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.

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