Atlantic Seafood Chowder

Recipe by Chef mariajane
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 11 cups




  • Preheat a heavy bottomed pot over medium high heat.
  • Add bacon and cook slowly until crisp and golden, strain off fat.
  • Add butter, diced onions, celery, minced garlic, fresh thyme and bay leaves.
  • Sauté stirring occasionally until vegetables are tender but not browned, about 5 minutes.
  • Add diced potatoes, clam juice, cream and broth, covering potatoes.
  • Increase heat and bring to a simmer, cook 10 minutes, untl potatoes are tender. Carfully add salmon, halibut, and scallops, gently simmering until cooked through, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in lobster meat and season to taste with sea salt and pepper.
  • Serve garnished with fresh chives and parsley.