Maine Style Clam Chowder

1
Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne

By
@vavavoom

A really good Maine Clam Chowdah; we Mainers love our chowdah, ayuh!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3 slice
    salt pork or bacon
  • 1
    small onion, diced
  • 1 8-0z bottle
    clam juice
  • 3 c
    diced raw potatoes
  • ·
    black pepper to taste
  • 2 8-oz can(s)
    minced clams with juice
  • 1 14-1/2 can(s)
    evaporated milk plus 1 can of water
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • 1/2 stick
    butter

How to Make Maine Style Clam Chowder

Step-by-Step

  1. Using a deep saucepan, fry salt pork or bacon slowly. Remove and add diced onion. Cook on low heat until onion is soft. Add clam juice, diced raw potato and enough black pepper to satisfy your taste. Cover pan, bring to steaming point,lower heat and cook at least 15 minutes.
  2. Remove cover, add minced clams, stir to mix. Cook about 10 minutes with cover off, allowing clams to simmer along in cooked potato mixture.
  3. Add milk and butter and heat to serving point. Do not boil. Taste for seasoning and add salt and more pepper as needed.

Printable Recipe Card

About Maine Style Clam Chowder

Course/Dish: Chowders
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American



Show 7 Comments & Reviews

25 Dishes To Make in April

25 Dishes To Make in April


Technically spring has arrived. But, depending on what part of the country you’re in, the weather may not be cooperating. So, we’re sharing comfort food recipes because we know those are good year-round. But, you’ll also see fresh finds since farmer’s markets are starting to burst with goodies. If you’re sick of trying to figure […]

10 Cadbury Creme Egg-Inspired Desserts

10 Cadbury Creme Egg-Inspired Desserts


Cadbury Creme Egg’s have a cult following. When they first make their appearance each new year, Creme Egg lovers go crazy. If you’re not familiar with them, Cadbury Creme Eggs are chocolate candy shaped like an egg. Inside, is a white and yellow filling that mimics the yolk of an egg. Great for snacking and […]

Your Go-To Easter Menu

Your Go-To Easter Menu


From Easter brunch to Easter dinner, we have your menu for your holiday meal. Whether you’re in charge of the main dish, appetizer, side dish, or dessert, we have the family-tested and approved recipes you need.