Seafood Chowder

A seafood chowder recipe packed with goodness, a meal in itself. This makes a very large pot of soup so great for a large crowd, or adjust the recipe accordingly if a smaller amount is desired. Recipe from Chef Brody via Grandmother's Kitchen.

Yield: 10 servings
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  • 1 pound(s) medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 pound(s) fresh crabmeat, drained and picked of shells
  • 1 pound(s) whitefish of your choice (e.g.haddock,pollock,cod)
  • 2 pound(s) bay scallops
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) chopped white onions
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) chopped celery
  • 4 clove(s) garlic, minced
  • 4 10 3/4 can(s) cream of celery soup
  • 6 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon(s) fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoon(s) seafood seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon(s) horseradish cream
  • 6 cup(s) water (from the seafood steaming)
  • 1 quart(s) heavy whipping cream
  • 2/3 cup(s) flour


  1. 1. In a 6 quart multipot steam the shriimp, crabmeat, whitefish and scallops.
  2. 2. Keep 6 cups of the water and discard the rest.
  3. 3. Remove the fish into a bowl, let cool a little so you can handle, and chop the seafood into bitesized pieces. Leave for now in the bowl.
  4. 4. Heat the 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a 2nd large soup pot over medium heat.
  5. 5. Saute the onion, celery and garlic in large cooking soup pot.
  6. 6. Add the soup, potatoes, thyme, rosemary, black pepper, celery salt, red pepper flakes, seafood seasoning, horseradish and the reserved 6 cups of water from steaming.
  7. 7. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer.
  8. 8. Add the bitesized, pre-cooked seafood to the soup.
  9. 9. Mix the heavy whipping cream and the flour together in a mixing bowl that has a pour spout (like a large glass measuring cup). Use a whisk to be sure there are no lumps.
  10. 10. Add to the chowder.
  11. 11. Simmer until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.
October 2013

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