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Clam and Shrimp Chowder

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Category: Seafood, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 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,
  • -diced
  • 3/4 c Frozen corn, thawed
  • 2/3 c Half-and-half
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste
  • Fresh dill sprig (opt)


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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