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A recipe adapted from a 1992 issue of Woman's Day. This recipe was from an article on family recipe traditions during the holidays. The person who shared this recipe said this was a recipe her family makes for Christmas Eve. You might also want to make a few extra shrimp to use whole as a garnish on top of each bowl.
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- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1 lb medium raw shrimp, peeled,deveined,thawed if frozen,cut in bite sized pieces
- 3 cups frozen hash brown potatoes (the diced kind)
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper, to taste
- 4 cups milk
- 1/2 cup half-and-half or 1/2 cup light cream
- 4 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1Saute onions in butter in a large skillet until tender, about 5 minutes or so.
- 2Add water and bring to a boil.
- 3Add shrimp and cook 3-5 minutes, or until no longer translucent in center(be careful not to overcook them).
- 4Remove shrimp and place in a covered bowl.
- 5Add potatoes to the same pan, and season with salt & pepper to taste.
- 6Simmer for about 4-6 minutes, stirring as needed, until potatoes are tender.
- 7Add milk and half and half and bring to just a boil, stirring occasionally.
- 8Once it just comes to the boil, remove from heat and stir in the cheese until melted.
- 9Add shrimp back to the pot along with parsley, reserving a small portion of the parsley for garnishing if desired.
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Nutritional Facts for Simple Shrimp Chowder
Serving Size: 1 (278 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 10
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 232.1
- Calories from Fat 107
- Total Fat 11.9 g
- Saturated Fat 7.1 g
- Cholesterol 93.3 mg
- Sodium 765.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 17.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
- Sugars 0.4 g
- Protein 14.0 g