conch chowder

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By Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne
from Calais, ME

I got this recipe when I was in Bermuda. It was good--different than any chowders I've ever had. Conch (pronounced "Conk") is tough, but chopped up makes it so tasty.

serves 4
prep time 40 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For conch chowder

  • 2
    large conchs
  • 1 lb
  • 1/4 lb
    salt pork
  • 2
    medium onions
  • 1
    bell pepper
  • 1
    small can of tomatoes
  • 1
    small can tomato paste
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 2 clove
  • 1 Tbsp
    barbeque sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 3/4 tsp

How To Make conch chowder

  • 1
    Saute onions, bell peppers and salt pork, all chopped fine, until well cooked. Add all other ingredients except conch and potatoes.
  • 2
    Pound conchs to break up tissue and chop into small pieces. Add to pot which should now be boiling. Cook for two hours over low fire. Add potatoes and cook until done.

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