Red Lobster Clam Chowder

Total Time
10 mins
40 mins

This is by far my favorite ever recipe for clam chowder. I always replace my salad with a cup of this. I was shocked that nobody had posted it.

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  1. In a soup pot, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, celery, leeks and garlic and saute for 3 minutes mixing often.
  3. Remove from the heat and add the flour, mixing well.
  4. Add milk and whisk vigorously.
  5. Drain clams and add juice to soup.
  6. Slowly bring to a boil, stirring often.
  7. Reduce heat to a simmer and add potatoes and seasonings; simmer 10 minutes.
  8. Add clams and simmer 5-8 minutes.
  9. Finish with heavy cream.