NEW ENGLAND STYLE CLAM CHOWDER

New England Style Clam Chowder Recipe

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@JBanana

I don't know if this is the best clam chowder as I'm from the mid-west and have never had fresh seafood available and have a very limited taste for it. However, I do like clam chowder! I like this recipe because it doesn't make too much as not everyone in my family likes it.

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Serves:
2 - 4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 c
bacon, chopped into 1/4 inch pieces
2 Tbsp
butter, divided
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 Tbsp
flour
2 c
canned clams, strained & liquid reservered
2 c
water
4 medium
potatoes, peeled & chopped into 1/2 inch cubes
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
black pepper
2 c
heavy cream

How to Make NEW ENGLAND STYLE CLAM CHOWDER

Step-by-Step

  • 1In large saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Drain grease. Return pan to stove top with bacon and turn heat to low.
  • 2Add 1 tablespoon of butter and onion. Saute until onions are soft but NOT brown. Add in flour and mix well and cook an additional two minutes.
  • 3Whisk in clam juice and water. Whisk until well combined and lump-free; take your time.
  • 4When well combined, add the potatoes, salt and pepper. Increase heat to medium and bring to simmer. Let simmer, uncovered until potatoes are tender. Turn heat to low again.
  • 5Add heavy cream, clams and the last 1 tablespoon of butter. Cook slowly until thoroughly heated. DO NOT BOIL

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About NEW ENGLAND STYLE CLAM CHOWDER

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