Free Recipe Clam and Shrimp Chowder

Recipe Type: Free Main Dish Recipes
Recipe Preparation: boil
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 4

Ingredients for Clam and Shrimp Chowder Recipe

1/4 c Butter
1 lg Onion, chopped
2 Celery stalks, chopped
2 Potatoes, peeled, diced
1-1/2 ts Fennel seeds
2 tb All-purpose flour
1 ts Paprika
1-3/4 c Chicken stock
1 cn Baby clams, drained (10 oz)
4 oz Cooked peeled medium shrimp,
-thawed if frozen
1 Red bell pepper, seeded,
3/4 c Frozen corn, thawed
2/3 c Half-and-half
Salt to taste
Fresh ground pepper to taste
Fresh dill sprig (opt)

Clam and Shrimp Chowder Preparation

Melt butter in a saucepan. Add onion, celery, potatoes and fennel. Cook gently 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Blend in flour and cook 1 minute. Stir in paprika and stock and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in clams, shrimp, bell pepper and corn. Simmer 5 minutes. Stir in half-and-half, salt and pepper. Garnish with dill sprig, if desired, and serve hot. VARIATION: Omit paprika and add 1 teaspoon Curry Powder. Add 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or cilantro just before serving.

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