Clam Chowder

clam chowder


Cooking Instructions

  1. In large saucepan, over medium-high heat cook the bacon until almost crisp.
  2. Reduce the heat to low, add 1 tablespoon of the butter, the onions, and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Be careful not to brown the onions.
  4. Add the flour and cook for 2 more minutes.
  5. Whisk in water and reserved clam juice, and once combined add the potatoes.
  6. Season with the salt and pepper, increase heat to medium, bring to a simmer, and cook uncovered until potatoes are tender.
  7. Reduce heat to very low, pour in half-and-half, add the rest of the butter, and clams, and cook until heated through. Do not boil! Turn off heat, adjust seasoning, and serve hot.