Fisherman's Wharf-Style Clam Chowder in Bread Bowl

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by LeahMarie

Recipe from the National Examiner. Sounds really tasty. Not sure about the prep or cooking time, so I am guessing. Can't wait to try this!

Top Review by TYpeace

THIS IS AWESOME!!!!! I just added some colby cheese(1/2 lbs.) RED potatos & red onion.Salt and FRESH ground pepper. Was just like being on th wharf in Monterey. CHEERS!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place salt pork or bacon in a pot and cook 2 minutes over medium heat until crisp.
  2. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  3. Add the onion and celery and saute over medium-low heat for 5 minutes or until onions are translucent and celery softens.
  4. Sprinkle flour over the mixture and stir into a paste.
  5. Add clam juice, potato and thyme.
  6. Increase heat and bring ingredients to a boil.
  7. Reduce to low and simmer for 15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
  8. Add clams and stir in cream.
  9. Continue to simmer for 5 minutes until thick and creamy.
  10. Add salt, pepper and Tabasco sauce.
  11. Spoon the chowder into the bread bowl and garnish with salt pork or bacon.
  12. Serve hot.

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