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

Easy to make (no standing around the stove long periods of time). Seasonings can be adjusted to taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, cook the bacon crisp, remove and leave the grease in the pot.
  2. Saute the onion and celery the bacon grease.
  3. Add 2 quarts water to the pot, add the potatos and boil till you can stick a fork in them easily.
  4. Turn the heat down and add the bouillon, cream cheese, crab meat and seasonings.
  5. Simmer about an hour,stirring often.
Most Helpful

I was hankering for clam chowder but didn't want to go to the store for ingredients. Here was my answer! I had to substitute chicken broth for the bouillon and used dry parsley instead of fresh. This soup was excellent and a relief to my chowder cravings!

aefriedl January 03, 2005