Add 1 1/2 lbs cubed potatoes, 1 cup heavy cream and 2 cups milk. I made it and it taste better than most of the clam showder soups I tried before! I’m so happy you all enjoyed that! Thank you very much! In a heavy bottomed soup pot or dutch oven, Saute chopped bacon over med/high heat until browned, then remove with a slotted spoon and set aside on papertowels. Natalia, Thanks for the Receipy. Pour in the fish stock and clam juice, bring to the boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. thank you so much! It’s super easy to make and tastes delicious. If it’s too thick, you can add a little milk to thin it out. 20 Oct 2010, This is a great recipe for when you're craving clam chowder, and don't want to wait. Thank you for sharing your fantastic review! I’m so happy you enjoyed that, Vita! P.S. I’m so happy you and your husband loved it. Thanks for stopping by! I had left over baked cod that I substituted for the clams, just used more chicken broth, added some sage and corn…came out so good! If you are ever in vancouver Wa this is the best place to go for delicious food! Cant wait to make yours! My husband is still talking about it. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ©2021 Allrecipes.com, Inc. 1 1/4 (280g) tins baby clams, chopped and juice reserved. Will add this to our regular cycle of meals. No more! Love your recipes and your site is so addicting! Thank you for sharing that with us! Easy breezy. Then it would be more of a mushroom chowder. Just made this deliciousness. Clam chowder is one of my favorites. i make a similar clam chowder except i add red wine vinegar at the end-gives a boost of flavor. Thanks. Very easy to follow your recepy- and it worked from the first attempt (for me). I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Sautee another minute. This was soo good!! Hi Ella, thank you for the suggestion! Delicious soup! So easy and so good. followed directions and ingredients within reasonable bounds, [I used a 1/2 inch veg chop, didn’t have green pepper, used extra celery]. Cook on low for 7 hours and refrigerate the remaining bacon for serving with the soup. Get weekly updates on new recipes, exclusive giveaways plus behind the scenes photos. Mmmm…. Just the thought of this soup gives me fierce cravings. You’re so welcome! It comes in cans like tuna and is sold near the tuna but it’s very different from tuna. I’ve seen people make salmon chowder before but haven’t seen tuna chowder They’re kind of chewy and almost rubbery. 1. Can I freeze this soup after it is cooked? Dear Inna, Welcome to the site! WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS. Welcome to my kitchen! My husband and I run this blog together and share only our best, family approved and tested recipes with YOU. Heat a dutch oven over medium heat and add 2 tablespoons of butter to melt. вот уже неделю готовлю по твоим рецептам, все довольны. 2 cups milk (any kind; I used 2%) Here in Rhode Island, we have an abundance of clams, so I make this one often, using quahogs that my boys dig up. I have not tested that with fish so I cannot advise. That’s an easy fix; if you want it thicker, just add an extra Tbsp or two of flour It also thickens up a little as it cools. Clam chowder excellent! Scroll towards the bottom of the post and use the serving size slider to ten people. I think you’ll love it! We use Tabasco for many of our salsas, dips (we love spicy food). I love Clam Chowder- the only soup I would it. Allow to heat through (but do not boil), about 5 minutes. I’m so glad you loved the recipe and thanks for sharing your experience with me. I used the bumblebee brand for the soup. If it's too thick, you can add a little milk to thin it out. Made it last night, and it was a huge hit… even better this morning (yes, I had to have a bowl for my morning snack!) Love, love, love your website. -  Drain on kitchen towels, reserving the bacon fat in the pan, crumble and set aside. You'll have a creamy and nicely thickened chowder with no lumps! Thank you for your recipe,do you have simple Chowder Broccoli Creamy soups by chance .or something similar .Thank you Natasha !!!! And get this- I forgot to pick up Bacon from the store so I went without it… I know, how can you skip the bacon? Looks so good! Drain and set aside. It might be different with fresh clams but the canned clams didn’t turn rubbery. That’s so awesome! Hi Wendy, I haven’t tested that but I bet that could work! I’m so happy you both loved it. I do admit I am not fun of strong teast like thyme. Can never go wrong with your recipes ! This lighter clam chowder only has 1 cup of cream for the entire pot but maintains it's super creamy appeal and has incredible satisfying flavor. . this recipe has a much lower fat content. I’m so happy you loved the chowder. Don’t overcook once clams are in the pot or they will turn rubbery. If you experiment I would love to know how you like that. They weren’t rubbery at all. Ditch the canned soup and make this delicious homemade soup instead. This recipe is a keeper. I’m so happy you both loved it! Read my disclosure policy. FREE BONUS: 5 Secrets to Be a Better Cook! At this point I’ll continue to buy my clam chowder at the grocery store in a can till I find a recipe that is good to my liking. Yeah… I’m craving it now! I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). God Bless you and your talents! It’s not just the bacon on top; the soup is infused with bacon flavor. This is SO easy to make. Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Juli! Thank you for your sweet compliment . I made it exactly to recipe with the addition of one can of whole clams (hubby insisted). Have a happy Easter! 1 1/2 lbs potatoes (about 6 medium potatoes), cubed into bite-sized pieces I like to use heavy bottomed pots or my dutch oven when making creamy soups since they are more likely to burn – the heavy bottom or cast iron pots distribute heat more evenly so you don’t end up with hot spots. Oops! It’s so easy and satisfying. Increase heat to MED and cook, stirring often, about 3-5 minutes, or until heated through and thickened … This may make the soup a little thinner, but I like it that way and its much healthier, so you can eat more and not feel guilty! So much goodness here…wow…plus there is bacon! I’m so happy you enjoyed that! cilantro in my opinion is optional also. I hope you love this version. , Hi Natasha, I have a question, I’m making this soup in my dutch oven, and wondering if I’m either keeping heat to high or my pot is the cheap version that the bottom of the pot starting to burn., It could be both. Excellent creamy texture and intriguing flavor. Oh I’m so happy you liked it. Definitely making this again on a rainy Seattle night! REPIN THIS EASY CHOWDER RECIPE … sauce for similar effect. Combine it all together, and top with bacon. P.S. Thanks for the awesome review . Something went wrong. I have been making clam chowder since we got married (13 years ago), but never could find the perfect recipe.This clam chowder is by far the best I have ever tried!! 3. . Wisk the roux in with the dairy before proceeding with step 4. Thank you for asking . Although next time I would like it to be thicker.. any suggestions? Thank you Samantha, It’s quite a compliment . Great recipe, easy to follow. The bacon adds great, smoky flavor. Adding cilantro is an idea I picked up at a nice restaurant in town that makes some mighty fine chowda! Your recipes are so yummy!!!!!!!!!!! Love this soup . Today I tried your chowder. There’s was a time I’d never try to make New England Clam Chowder… I usually use more skim milk than cream. I have tried many clam chowder recipes and the one I really loved was just like yours but instead of using flour to make it thicker I add a can of cheddar cheese at the end. In the same pot with bacon fat add in 2 sliced carrots, 2 stalks celery (diced), 1 small onion (finely … I’ll just make your yummy, lightened up version! This lighter clam chowder only has 1 cup of cream for the entire pot but maintains it’s super creamy appeal and has incredible satisfying flavor. Thanks for the recipe Natasha! I just made this for lunch. I served it on fresh sourdough bowl bread and my family was so impressed:) I wish I discovered your site a while ago. My hubby is from New England and swears this is the best clam chowder recipe… Hope this helps :). thank you yet once again for another great recipe! Add the single cream and clams and season with salt and pepper to taste. I love that you made memories with your daughter over a pot of chowder . Thank you Natasha! Hi Karyn, I haven’t tested that to advise. definitely light but creamy enough. always turns out good. Can you let me know how much to increase for 10 people? Can you stir all the bacon in the soup at the end? Thanks for sharing your great review with other readers! Slowly drizzle in the vegetable broth, stirring to lift the brown bits. This was the best recipe I’ve come across, and it was very easy to follow! It looks great, smells great & once it cools down, I’m sure it’ll taste amazing. Gorgeous photography, as always! Thanks for this recipe…I’ll be preparing it a lot this winter. Keep it up:), Thank you so much! this is our family favorite dish for the last three weeks , no joke!  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada). Add cornstarch … Thank you for sharing that with us . We had a big family get together so I doubled all the ingredients and added an extra can of clams. Serve with crusty fresh bread. Bring to a light boil. It will thicken as it cools. Wonderfully creamy New England Clam Chowder is way easier than you think to make at home and about to become a new family favorite!. I love that you doubled the clams – you really can’t go wrong! Thank you for sharing your feedback! Generally the amazing cream soups at restaurants use tons of cream and can leave you feeling guilty about your choices. just lovely and easy to make. I'm Natasha Kravchuk. Loved the cilantro garnish and touch of Tabasco. Not to mention, it was a success in my house. Yummy yummy yummy.. my husband said the best clam chowder he’s had! Delicious! , Love this soup! I think it’s time for me to make it again since you’ve got me craving it all over again . P.S. And I’m sure it’ll taste delicious as anything else on your website! You should have about 3-4 Tbsp bacon fat in the pot; remove extra fat if you wish, but I left it in ;). Your comment gives me good fuzzy feelings. Privacy policy, I made this lovely chowder, used white crab meat instead of baby clams. 4 Tbsp all-purpose flour We are so happy you're here. My boys gobbled it up like it’s nobody’s business. I love hearing from you , Delicious recipe!!!!!!! I made this lovely chowder, used white crab meat instead of baby clams. Thanks for following and sharing your excellent review! What a great and easy recipe. Sounds like you found a new favorite, Natalie! Ahhhh, that looks delish…… I love clam showder its my favorite. I’ll put it on my books and if I come up with something amazing, I will be sure to share . That’s just awesome Susan! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Turn heat to medium and cook for about 10 minutes, or until bacon starts to brown. Thank you so much for this yummy recipe!!! Two cups of coffee cream and 1 cup of 1% milk. Sautee another minute. Wowza! Use 2 cups of clam broth, and equal parts cream and skim milk until you get your desired thickness. A deliciously creamy soup, which is hearty enough to be served as a main course. It’s my fave too! We appreciate it! Alternately, if you have a crockpot that has a sauté feature, fry the bacon right in the crockpot, then drain some of the fat. Thank you so much for the recipe! Add potatoes, broth, dill weed, celery seed and salt. Now I’m craving clam chowder!! Thank you so much. , Awww that’s so sweet. Just went clam digging with my husband and want to try using those clams instead of the canned clams. Did not include thyme and it was just fine! It is AMAZING! Combine bacon and oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Hi Natasha, would you be willing to make a broccoli cheddar soup? Thank you for sharing! Thank you for that awesome review! so delicious and very easy to make. Thank you so much for sharing that with me , I can’t wait to make this soup! God bless you too Olga! This looks so good. love it, love it, love it ! This is not Ivars chowder and doesn’t need to be! ; I can confidently say this New England Style Clam Chowder rivals the restaurant version! Read my disclosure policy. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and … This Creamy New England Clam Chowder has the perfect texture, without being too rich! 1 bay leaf You can use different brands. U r awesome!! Clam Chowder is the ultimate comfort food with tender clams, creamy potatoes and of course salty, smoky bacon!. It is creamy, but light and so satisfying. 4. Hi! My one issue with this recipe, as-is, is that you have to make sure that the flour is adequately cooked, or you get that raw-flour taste. Gradually stir in the milk and half and half, whisking as you … And you’re right about the cilantro taking it to a new clam chowder level! -  I was able to cut a lot of fat from the recipe with the following changes, and no loss of flavor: drain most of the bacon fat, there is still enough in the pan to cook the potato and onion. Before adding the onions to your slow cooker, carmelize them in the leftover bacon fat. all ur stuff looks delicius, God Bless you. I hope you love the soup and make it again and again! Or know where I can find a good recipe? Thank you so much for sharing that with me; it’s music to my ears . Add the bacon and cook until just starting to brown. hello. I’ve read that too, but this version actually makes them nice and tender while they simmer away with the other ingredients. One thing I did different was instead of using 1 cup of heavy whipping cream, I simmered 3 cups of milk with 3 tbsp of flour. It is creamy, but light and so satisfying. In a skillet, fry the ham or diced bacon and onion until golden brown. Worcestershire sauce we use more for chilis, some chicken recipes, we don’t use it often but it adds a nice flavor. Thank you so much for your sweet compliment. Natasha, your recipes are amazing! This easy clam chowder recipe has rich flavor for the perfect bowl of comfort! Do you know of a substitute I can use? Additional ingredients that creamy Clam Chowder usually contains are bacon, celery and onion. Thank you for this great review! Here in Rhode Island, we have an abundance of clams, so I make this one often, using quahogs that my boys dig up. Will let you know the outcome since this menu item is on for Friday. And also mashed the potatoes when they were cooked to reduce the lumps in the chowder and make it heavier. I love cooking with my son also. Many blessings on you and your families! You’re making me crave some chowda! I want to try your recipe. Will have to give this a try, looks delicious , Oh you should try it! Homemade clam chowder is easy and such a treat. Add 1 1/2 lbs cubed potatoes, 1 cup heavy cream and 2 cups milk. That’s just awesome! This recipe is soooooooo good!!! Add strained cooking liquid to the chowder. Add celery and onion to bacon drippings and fry until slightly browned, stirring constantly. I’m grinning bit. The best clam chowder I’ve ever had. Please try again. Thank you for sharing your awesome review . I don’t have that yet but it is a very good suggestion. I’m happy to hear how much you enjoy the recipe. Glad you enjoyed it Kristi! In a large heavy bottom pot cook bacon and remove to a paper towel Discard all but 2 tablespoons bacon fat and add celery and onions and cook until softened about 5-6 minutes, add garlic cook another 30 seconds until fragrant. 1/4 tsp black pepper & Salt to taste (1 to 1 1/2 tsp salt), about 6 medium potatoes, cubed into bite-sized pieces. Better then any restaurant I tried. One Pot Thick New England Clam Chowder Recipe is creamy and full of clam flavor. It’s comfort food that doesn’t disappoint on cold winter days. Marie, your comment made me smile . https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/235744/potato-bacon-clam-chowder Bacon is simmered with clams in a creamy potato soup base. I can sip slurp on that! My kids love clam chowder and this recipe is delish !! This recipe is a keeper. I’m happy to hear you enjoy the recipe! I MEAN, BACON, people! Sprinkle with the flour and stir well to coat. This creamy clam chowder recipe is loaded with tender clams, silky potatoes, and crunchy bacon. A thousand times yes! In the same pot with bacon fat add in 2 sliced carrots, 2 stalks celery (diced), 1 small onion (finely diced) and saute over med/high until soft and golden (7-8 min). Well it was still AWESOME, but bacon would seriously be good in this. Did you serve it with bread or crackers? https://newengland.com/today/food/massachusetts-new-england-clam-chowder Perfect to keep you warm during the cold winter months. Can’t wait! But the recepy is solid! I read it best to do it that way, so the clams to overcook and become to rubber like! And it has bacon!!! 19 Jul 2005 We like the process, and time spend together. I wish I had a large bowl of it right now . Hi Natasha, what are clamsis it kind of like tuna? The soup was Ahhmazing! Fish Tacos Recipe with Best Fish Taco Sauce! Thank you so much Natasha for all the hard work you put into all your recipes. With no lumps soups I tried before whole clams ( hubby insisted ) probably the best place go. 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