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Seafood Chowder

  • Author: Jen


This Seafood Chowder is loaded with flavor and makes a cozy meal on a cold night!


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 stacks celery, sliced
  • 1 lb potatoes, cubed
  • 4 cups broth (seafood, chicken or veggie)
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup Dungeness crab
  • 2 (6 oz) cans chopped clams (save the liquid!)
  • 1/2 cup bay shrimp
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 5 strips of cooked bacon, chopped
  • 2 TBSP fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Melt the butter in a frying pan
  2. Add the onions, flour, and thyme and cook for 2-3 minutes
  3. Add the garlic and continue to cook for 30 seconds
  4. Add the celery, potatoes, broth, wine, and the reserve liquid from the clams
  5. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer, cook for 4 minutes
  6. Stir in the half and half, and half of the bacon (reserve the rest for garnish)
  7. Cook until the potatoes are tender, about 6 minutes
  8. Add in your seafood and cook for 4 more minutes
  9. Stir in the parsley and season with salt and pepper
  10. Top off with chopped bacon and extra parsley
  11. Serve with bread