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The Best Damn Clam Chowder Ever

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“If you like a thick clam chowder, this recipe is not for you. However, if you like a brothy clam chowder, where you can really taste the clams, this one is for you.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large soup pot, brown prosciutto, or bacon over medium-low heat until crisp.
  2. Add the onion and cook until softened.
  3. Add the flour and stir until lightly colored, about a minute.
  4. Slowly whisk in the clam broth, reserved clam liquid, potatoes, bay leaf and thyme. Simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.
  5. Add the clams, cream, fresh parsley, salt and white pepper.
  6. Bring to a simmer and serve immediately.
  7. (You may substitute any type of shellfish, or even fish for the clams in this recipe.).

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