Spenger's Clam Chowder

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Rinshinomori

Bon Appetit, Mar 1977, page 8. From Spenger's Fish Grotto Berkeley CA.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place clams in a pot and add boiling water just to cover. Cook, covered until clams open.
  2. Remove clams and reserve liquid. Remove meat from shells and finely chop.
  3. Gently saute bacon; add onion, tomatoes, celery, and pepper. Cook 5 minutes and add to clam stock and bring to a boil.
  4. Add thyme, accent, parsley, diced potatoes, and chopped clams. Season with salt and pepper to taste and let simmer.
  5. Melt butter, blend in flour and stir into simmering stock.
  6. Serve when stock coats a spoon and potatoes are tender.

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