Irish Clam Chowder

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Chop leek and place in a bowl of cold water; agitate leeks with fingers to loosen dirt.
  • Dice potatoes.
  • In a large, heavy bottomed pot, saute leeks in 2 T. butter over medium heat until bright green and fragrant.
  • Add clam juice and chicken broth.
  • Add potatoes and simmer until potatoes are tender.
  • While potatoes are simmering, in a saucepan, over medium-low heat, melt remaining butter.
  • Add flour and whisk into butter, cooking for a couple of minutes.
  • Add milk and whisk until smooth.
  • Whisk constantly until mixture becomes very thick and bubbly.
  • Add white sauce to potato/leek mixture and stir with a wooden spoon until combined well.
  • Add clams, and salt & pepper to taste.
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