There’s was a time I’d never try to make New England Clam Chowder… But even if you aren’t using a heavy bottomed pot, I’d suggest turning the heat down until it’s at a gentle boil/simmer. Just made this deliciousness. You know what they say; great minds think alike! thank you so much! Hi! 1/2 tsp Tobasco Garnish with the parsley and crumbled bacon. Can’t wait to make it again! 1/4 tsp black pepper & Salt to taste (1 to 1 1/2 tsp salt) I have been wanting to make clam chowder for a long time, finally did it! I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). cilantro in my opinion is optional also. God bless you too Olga! Thanks for sharing your great review! hello. Preparation. I have not tested that with fish so I cannot advise. I’m so happy you enjoyed that! I’m so happy you enjoyed it :). This Creamy New England Clam Chowder has the perfect texture, without being too rich! I’m happy to hear you both enjoy the recipe! So easy and so good. this recipe has a much lower fat content. My husband and I run this blog together and share only our best, family approved and tested recipes with YOU. I have to admit that my taste buds are very fussy. It’s comfort food that doesn’t disappoint on cold winter days. 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. Add flour to veggies and cook a couple of minutes using a whisk to stir. Gorgeous photography, as always! Clams are one of the main ingredients here so that will change the flavor profile quite a bit. Natasha, you could of have not had better timing to post this clam chowder recipe. San Francisco Clam Chowder vs New England Style. While potatoes are cooking, place diced bacon into a large Dutch oven or heavy-bottomed stock pot. Wow!!!! I made this lovely chowder, used white crab meat instead of baby clams. I am a little bit confuse what is a cup as a measure for you.I tried to follow you on your video ,because 2 cup(16 oz)is nothing when you make a soup.I hope I did it correctly (right now its on )and its smells amazing.thank you for all your recipes. ok,thanks. It is creamy, but light and so satisfying. You'll have a creamy and nicely thickened chowder with no lumps! Add cornstarch … Oh I’m so happy you liked it. I made this today.. Add onion and cook, stirring, until softened, 4 minutes. Add the potatoes, mushrooms, … Thank you in advance:), Hi Lesya, what a fun thing to go clam digging with your husband! Can never go wrong with your recipes ! Thank you for this great review! This easy clam chowder recipe has rich flavor for the perfect bowl of comfort! To serve, garnish with your browned bacon, finely chopped cilantro (cilantro takes it to the next level) and serve with crackers or crusty bread. 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! That’s just awesome!! Hi Anca, that is the correct measurement. Thanks for this recipe…I’ll be preparing it a lot this winter. this is our family favorite dish for the last three weeks , no joke! and my family enjoys the meals! If it’s too thick, you can add a little milk to thin it out. Thanks for sharing your modifications. Add 1 1/2 lbs cubed potatoes, 1 cup heavy cream and 2 cups milk. Good job Natasha! The one I used is also photographed in the picture above. I hope that helps. Don’t overcook once clams are in the pot or they will turn rubbery. Btw, used gluten free flour and was as good! Delicious! New England Clam Chowder is one of my all-time favorite comfort soups. https://www.yummly.com/recipes/new-england-clam-chowder-without-bacon I’m happy to hear you enjoy the recipe! 1/2 tsp dry thyme You replied to my comment, yay! My hubby is from New England and swears this is the best clam chowder recipe… Love this soup . REPIN THIS EASY CHOWDER RECIPE … This is SO easy to make. Just perfect. Looks so good! The best clam chowder I’ve ever had. Here you'll find delicious, trusted recipes with easy step-by-step photos and videos. Before adding the onions to your slow cooker, carmelize them in the leftover bacon fat. Keep it up:), Thank you so much! 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!) . I love cooking up new recipes for you all, reading your comments and connecting with you through this blog. 1 cup heavy whipping cream, 1/8 bunch of Cilantro, finely chopped I’ll put it on my books and if I come up with something amazing, I will be sure to share . Cook on low for 7 hours and refrigerate the remaining bacon for serving with the soup. We use Tabasco for many of our salsas, dips (we love spicy food). Better then any restaurant I tried. In a large saucepan over medium high heat, fry the bacon until crisp, about 10 minutes. Here in Rhode Island, we have an abundance of clams, so I make this one often, using quahogs that my boys dig up. This recipe is a keeper. -  What is your favorite comfort soup? Combine it all together, and top with bacon. I think you’ll be hooked , I’ve never had clam chowder before, but if this plate was put infront of me, I would dig in! Mmmm…. 2 celery stalks, diced into 1/4″ pieces Stir in 2 cups chicken broth, 1 bay leaf, 1/2 tsp tabasco, 2 cans chopped clams with juice, 1 1/2 tsp worcestershire sauce, 1/2 tsp thyme, 1/4 tsp pepper, and about 1 to 1 1/2 tsp salt or to taste. I’m so happy you enjoyed the soup and thank you for your sweet compliments! saucepan or Dutch oven, cook the I love that you doubled the clams – you really can’t go wrong! I love how simple and easy to follow this recipe and soup turns out tasty all the time !!! Use 2 cups of clam broth, and equal parts cream and skim milk until you get your desired thickness. This delicious clam chowder … it looks very good, i will give it a try. . This is not Ivars chowder and doesn’t need to be! One Pot Thick New England Clam Chowder Recipe is creamy and full of clam flavor. This is a great recipe for when you're craving clam chowder, and don't want to wait. Sprinkle with 4 Tbsp flour and stir to combine. Although next time I would like it to be thicker.. any suggestions? I am going to try a vegetarian version by replacing chicken broth with vegetable broth and skipping the clams. I usually use more skim milk than cream. Stir in 2 cups chicken broth, 1 bay leaf, 1/2 tsp tabasco, 2 cans chopped clams with juice, 1 1/2 tsp worcestershire sauce, 1/2 tsp thyme, 1/4 tsp pepper, and about 1 to 1 1/2 tsp salt or to taste. Add the bacon and cook until just starting to brown. Serve with crusty fresh bread. Bring to a light boil. It’s super easy to make and tastes delicious. And I’m sure it’ll taste delicious as anything else on your website! The soup was Ahhmazing! Thank you for sharing those tips with us! Add potatoes, broth, dill weed, celery seed and salt. This soup is outstanding. Start by carmelizing the onions in bacon fat. Add butter, garlic, onions, carrots, celery, thyme, and bay leaf, to the pot. But the recepy is solid! My boys gobbled it up like it’s nobody’s business. Hi Trine, you might try ham or a little more bacon for additional flavor. It’s not always the cleanest experience but it’s always more fun; even if an egg does hit the floor, or my shirt. It will thicken as it cools. You’re welcome Lorelei! The bacon adds great, smoky flavor. This will add an extra kick of umami and bacon flavor to your keto clam chowder. Worcestershire sauce we use more for chilis, some chicken recipes, we don’t use it often but it adds a nice flavor. I’ve seen people make salmon chowder before but haven’t seen tuna chowder They’re kind of chewy and almost rubbery. It looks great, smells great & once it cools down, I’m sure it’ll taste amazing. 1 1/2 tsp worchestershire sauce While potatoes are cooking, coarsely chop the clams and add them back when the potatoes are done cooking then turn off the heat. You may also add milk if it’s too thick and that should help , Natasha!! Ahhhh, that looks delish…… I love clam showder its my favorite. Read my disclosure policy. I love that you made memories with your daughter over a pot of chowder . Don't miss this family favorite! Lindsey your comment just made my night! This Cajun Clam Chowder is rich and creamy, with just the right amount of Creole spices, clams, salty bacon and andouille sausage, potatoes and veggies! will make again. If they add an important taste to the soup, what other dishes do you suggest they are useful for? U r awesome!! Thank you for the reply, and natashaskitchen is # 1 source where I go to for recipes! Let me know how you like it with fresh clams! We had a big family get together so I doubled all the ingredients and added an extra can of clams. I’ve read that too, but this version actually makes them nice and tender while they simmer away with the other ingredients. What a great and easy recipe. May God bless you and your beautiful family!! Delicious soup! Thank you for that awesome review & suggestion! Thank you for sharing that with us! Thank you very much! Thank you so much for sharing that with me , I can’t wait to make this soup! If you have a bit more time, make a roux by melting a 1/2 stick of butter and cooking the flour in it for about 5 minutes. Olga, you are welcome, and thank you for the great report :). I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you so much for sharing that awesome review! Wowza! Awesome !! Sprinkle with the flour and stir well to coat. I’m so happy you loved it . Just chop your veggies, simmer them in the juice you drain from the clams (I don’t live near the sea, fresh ones are out of the question for us), and make the creamy soup base. I dig it. Sprinkle with 4 Tbsp flour and stir to combine. just tried your chowder, it was terrific and so scrumptious, I did not have any heavy cream so I re-adjust with It is creamy, but light and so satisfying. Enjoy!! I made the clam chowder recipe last weekend for a family gathering. Everytime I make another yummy dish, I get the response….”natashaskitchen?” And I’m like; Yep! Clam chowder is a thicker soup and does serve six at about 1 – 1.5 cups per serving. In a large pot, bring about 5 cups of water to a boil, add the potatoes, and simmer until potatoes are cooked through but firm, 10 to 12 minutes. I made it exactly to recipe with the addition of one can of whole clams (hubby insisted). What brand of canned clams do you use? Also, thanks so much for being awesome. God Bless you and your talents! 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). . Excellent creamy texture and intriguing flavor. Thank you for asking . Strain the clam cooking liquid through several layers of cheesecloth or a clean kitchen towel to make sure any grit is left behind. Wisk the roux in with the dairy before proceeding with step 4. Its’ amazing. To serve, garnish with your browned bacon, finely chopped cilantro (cilantro takes it to the next level) and serve with crackers or crusty bread. Definitely going to be a soup I keep on making. This was the best recipe I’ve come across, and it was very easy to follow! I’m so happy you both loved it. You go girl, love your blog Natasha! Combine bacon and oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. P.S. Thanks for sharing your great review with other readers! Bring to a light boil. ; I can confidently say this New England Style Clam Chowder rivals the restaurant version! I’m glad to hear you enjoy the recipe! Add celery and onion to bacon drippings and fry until slightly browned, stirring constantly. Dear Inna, Welcome to the site! Can you let me know how much to increase for 10 people? I want to try your recipe. Just made this and my husband said “Yep I love this” lol. Gradually stir in the milk and half and half, whisking as you … Thanks for sharing your tip and great review! I don’t have that yet but it is a very good suggestion. Thanks for sharing , This recipe came out awesome in my dutch oven! Thank you for sharing your awesome review . Me and my daughter, she is 15, made this soup yesterday. I wish I had a large bowl of it right now . 2 carrots, sliced into thin rings or half rings Best clamp chowder recipe I have ever tried. -  I’m so happy you liked it!!! Natasha this recipe is so amazing thank u just made this soup, yes! 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