Minorcan Clam Chowder

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by EdandTheresa

A favorite recipe for my brother-in-law who is from St. Augustine, Fl. Datil peppers can be purchased online or may be substituted with Jalapeno peppers. 51 oz can of clams can be purchased at most wholesale clubs (ex: Sams, Costco)

Top Review by Gator Lady

I have made this many times with a similar recipe. It is wonderful, we live about 30 minutes from St. Augustine and grow our own datils. They are what makes it unique. Thanks for posting. Grew up eating this wonderful stuff!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large stock pot render the chopped bacon.
  2. Keep the bacon in the pan.
  3. Add the onions and red and green peppers.
  4. Saute until translucent.
  5. Add tomatoes, clams and juice, potatoes, datil peppers and thyme.
  6. Let simmer until potatoes are fork tender.

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