Gulf Coast Oyster Chowder

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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

In 'Bon Appetit, Y'all' by Virginia Willis

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add in the leeks; saute, stirring often, until they begin to soften, 3-5 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle over the flour and stir to combine.
  4. Whisk in the clam juice, milk, cream, and reserved oyster juice.
  5. Add the potatoes and bring to a boil over high heat.
  6. Decrease heat to low; add in thyme and bay leaf; cover and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.
  7. Add in the oysters and simmer, uncovered, until they are heated through and their edges begin to curl, about 3 minutes.
  8. Remove the thyme and bay leaf and discard.
  9. Add in the sherry and stir to combine.
  10. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper; serve immediately.

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