September 06, 2018

CLAM CHOWDER

Ingredients:
Clams - 440 gms can (undrained)
Bacon rashers - 2 (chopped)
Onion - 1 (chopped)
Potatoes - 3 large (peeled and diced)
(about 3 cups)
Salt and white pepper
Fish stock or water - 1 1/2 cups
Light whipping cream - 1/2 cup
Milk - 1/2 cup

Method:

  • Remove clams from liquid; reserving 1 1/2 cups liquid. Chop into small chunks.
  • Fry bacon in saucepan over low heat until crisp.
  • Add onion and saute over medium heat until soft.
  • Add potatoes and toss through.
  • Add salt and pepper, reserved liquid, and stock. Simmer 15 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  • Add clams, cream and milk, and gently heat through. 
  • Let stand if possible.
  • Reheat if necessary and serve warm.
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