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Seafood Chowder

Seafood Chowder

Seafood Chowder

  • Cook Time: 45 Minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings

Rich, hearty chowder, featuring shrimp and crab.

Ingredients

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

Directions

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