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Seafood Chowder

Seafood Chowder

Seafood Chowder

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 45 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 8 servings

Rich, hearty chowder, featuring shrimp and crab.

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 c. sliced mushrooms
  • ½ c. sliced celery
  • 3 tbsp. Minced Onion
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 1 c. peeled and diced potatoes (about 2 medium potatoes)
  • ½ c. water
  • 3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 c. half and half
  • 1 tbsp. pepper, black medium grind
  • 1 pkg. (8 ounces) tiny frozen shrimp, precooked
  • 1 pkg. (8 ounces) real or imitation crab meat
  • ¼ c. dry sherry

Directions

  1. Cook bacon until crisp in Dutch oven.
  2. Remove bacon and crumble; set aside.
  3. Add mushrooms and celery to bacon drippings.
  4. Sauté; just until tender.
  5. Add minced onions, garlic powder, chicken broth, and potatoes.
  6. Simmer over medium-low heat until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.
  7. Combine water and flour; whisk until smooth.
  8. Gradually add to simmering stock, stirring constantly.
  9. Cook until thickened.
  10. Add half and half, pepper, shrimp and crab.
  11. Heat through. Add sherry.
  12. Garnish each serving with crumbled bacon.