Julie's Clam Crab Chowder (White)

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This came from my friend Julie who was originally from Missouri however, lived in many places as she was married to a military husband. Julie doubled the recipe and I single it. The soup has a thin broth. Enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 3-quart dutch oven fry bacon until crisp and crumbles easily. (Remove bacon and set aside).
  2. Saute onion in bacon fat until tender.
  3. Add water, clam juice, potatoes and cook until potatoes are tender.
  4. (Do not drain).
  5. Add heavy cream, half-and-half and milk stirring frequently so it doesn't scorch.
  6. Heat to steaming (do not boil).
  7. Add clams w/juice, crab, bacon, butter, salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes more stirring frequently.
  8. To Reheat: Only reheat as much as you can eat. Don't reheat the whole pot.