New England clam chowder

New England Clam Chowder Recipe

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Hollis Clair


I got this from one of the Barefoot contessa shows, but changed a couple things to suit our taste.

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2 stick
butter, divided
1 large
2 c
carrots, chopped
2 c
4 c
1 tsp
thyme, dried
salt to taste
black pepper to taste
1 qt
clam juice
1/2 c
2 c
half and half
10 can(s)
chopped and minced clams 6.5oz can size,drain clams save 1 qt. of this juice

How to Make New England clam chowder


  • 1In a large kettle melt 1 stick butter and add chopped onions, saute until done then add chopped carrots, celery, potatoes, saute for ten min. then add thyme,salt and black pepper,saute for 10 more min.. Add 1 qt.saved clam juice, cook veg. until tender. In a seperate pan melt 1 stick butter,whisk in flour cook for a couple min. then add 1 cup of soup broth mix together then add half and half, whisk altogether add to chowder then add clams. Cook on simmer until heated through. Start to finish took me 2 hours.

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About New England clam chowder

Course/Dish: Chowders