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Does anyone have a good home made recipe for clam chowder?

I like the creamy kind. Thank you


Asked by SophiaofLight at 10:25 AM on Nov. 2, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (3)
  • ½ Cup Butter
    ¼ Cup Onion, finely chopped
    4 Strips Bacon, chopped
    ¾ Cup All-Purpose Flour, adjust for chowder thickness
    3 (10 oz) Cans Clams, with juice
    3 (8 oz) Bottles Clam Juice
    3 Cups Chicken Broth
    6 Medium Potatoes, peeled & diced
    3 Cups Half-N-Half
    1 tsp Kosher Salt
    1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper

    Melt the butter in a large stock pot over medium heat; add the bacon and onions and cook until soft. Lower the heat and add the flour, stirring constantly for 2-4 minutes; set aside to cool.

    In a separate pot, bring the clams, clam juice and chicken broth just to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

    In a saucepan, cover the potatoes with cold water, cover the pot and bring to a boil. Once the water boils, remove the lid, lower the heat to medium and cook until fork tender (about 5 minutes); drain and set aside.

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    Answer by 5BabyBees at 10:30 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • Slowly pour the hot clam stock into the butter/flour mixture while stirring constantly. Continue stirring and slowly bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Once boiling, reduce the heat to medium or medium-low, add the potatoes and mix in the half-n-half, salt and pepper. Heat through but do not boil.

    Answer by 5BabyBees at 10:34 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • for different ideas try have great recipes

    Answer by MLH92108 at 4:51 PM on Nov. 2, 2010