Bratten's Clam Chowder

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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.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 2 votes

Comments:
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
  • 3/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 qt
    half-and-half
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 pinch
    black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar

How to Make Bratten's Clam Chowder

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.

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About Bratten's Clam Chowder

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



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