Makes 4 servings

This recipe calls for shrimp, but you can substitute 1 pound of your favorite fresh seafood—clams, bay scallops, or mild white fish—alone or in any combination you like.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook bacon in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in pan. Coarsely crumble bacon. Set aside.

Step 2

Cook onion and celery in hot drippings over medium heat 7 minutes or until tender, stirring often. Add potatoes and clam juice. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Add cream, and heat just to simmering. Add seafood, and simmer 3 minutes or until done. Stir in parsley, salt, and pepper. Top with crumbled bacon.

Ratings & Reviews

Cathieb's Review

October 31, 2009
Delicious! Found it very easy and it did not take an unusual amount of time to make. While the potatoes were cooking it was easy to make the Maple-Dijon slaw. We added a 1/2 pound of cut up sea scallops and meat from one lobster tail. Precooked all the seafood before we added it in. Good recipe to make for everyday and while you have company.