Seaside Oregon Manhattan Clam Chowder

Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

Gather a limit of fresh razor clams off the beach during a minus tide, clean them, and 20 minutes later, it's chowder time! Subtracting the cream and bacon means fewer calories and it let's the flavor of the fresh razors shine through...

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Saute diced onions, thyme, and red pepper flakes in extra virgin olive oil; cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are translucent, about four minutes. Add the potatoes, along with the water, garlic, bay leaf and reserved juices from the clams and tomatoes. Bring to a simmer and cook until the potatoes are tender, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Add the drained tomatoes and fresh razor clams, vegetable cocktail juice and Worcestershire sauce; simmer 1 minute. Add salt and pepper to taste, then the lemon juice. Serve right away!