NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER..THE REAL THING

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Tammy Stephens

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@tam102929

I am a native of Massachusetts and lived there for 50 years. When it comes to clam chowder, I know what it needs to taste like. So here I give you an authentic New England Clam Chowder recipe, the way it's supposed to taste. This is a favorite in my house. It's simply delicious.

Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8 or more
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 10 slice
    thick cut bacon
  • 2 large
    onions, finely chopped
  • 3 c
    water
  • 5 lb
    potatoes, diced
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 qt
    half and half
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 4 can(s)
    minced or whole clams
  • 6 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1/4 c
    cold water

How to Make NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER..THE REAL THING

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook 8 slices of bacon till crisp in large pot. Remove from pan and set aside, reserving 6 tablespoons of bacon grease in pan.
  2. Cook 2 chopped large onions in the bacon grease till translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in 3 cups of water and 5lbs. of diced potatoes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil and cook uncovered until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in 1 1/2 quarts of half and half and 1 stick of butter. Pour in 4 cans of minced or whole clams including the juice. Stir in bacon, broken into pieces.
  5. Mix 6 tablespoons of cornstarch with 1/4 cup of cold water and pour into chowder. Mix well and simmer covered for about 30 minutes, stirring often.

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About NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER..THE REAL THING

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




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