Crab Chowder

Recipe by Bev I Am
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Chop bacon and in a 2-quart heavy saucepan cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp.
  • Transfer bacon with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain, reserving fat in pan.
  • While bacon is cooking, cut onion into 1/4-inch dice.
  • Peel potatoes and cut into 1/4-inch dice.
  • Stir onion, potatoes, and water into bacon fat and simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender and most of water is evaporated, about 15 minutes.
  • While mixture is simmering, pick over crab meat, removing any bits of shell and cartilage.
  • Stir milk and cayenne into mixture and return just to a simmer.
  • Add crab and salt and pepper to taste and bring chowder to a simmer.
  • Serve chowder garnished with parsley and bacon.
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