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new england clam chowda

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Eddie Szczerba
Ossining, NY

We love this chowder,it reminds us of summers and the fall on the beaches of Rhode Island!

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For new england clam chowda

  • 3 qt
    clam stock plus 3 pints of fresh chopped clams
  • 1 1/2 qt
    heavy cream
  • 4
    celery ribs sliced
  • 6 lg
    russet potatoes peeled and diced ,then partially cooked.
  • 1 md
    sweet onion chopped fine
  • 1 Tbsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    roux {blonde}
  • 3
    bay leaves
  • 1 tsp
    old bay seasoning

How To Make new england clam chowda

  • 1
    You'll need a large soup pot for this one! Saute the onions,celery and spices until they are soft. Add the clam stock,and the chopped clams and diced potatoes,bring to a rapid boil. Cook for fifteen to twenty minutes.
  • 2
    Lower the heat to medium,add the heavy cream,bring up to a simmer and stir in the roux until thickened,about ten minutes. Serve with oyster crackers and enjoy! :) Please discard the bay leaves!! We don't want anyone to choke on one of those!

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