New England Clam Chowder Recipe

Step 1

Simmer the celery, leeks, and onions in clarified butter for six minutes. Add potatoes. Add the flour to thicken, continually stirring.

Step 2

Add the chopped clams and juice. Continue simmering for one minute. Add the heavy cream and water. Simmer for 5 minutes. Add salt to taste.

Step 3

To bring out the full flavor of this delicious chowder, remove it from the heat and allow it to sit for a few minutes. this steeping will enrich its taste. If the chowder is too thick, add more water.

Things You'll Need

  • 2T CLARIFIED BUTTER
  • 3ea HEARTS OF CELERY, CHOPPED
  • 2ea LEEKS, WHITE PART ONLY, CHOP
  • 1ea SPANISH ONION, CHOPPED
  • 1ea IDAHO POTATO, PEELED AND DIC
  • 3t WHITE FLOUR
  • 20ea TOP NECK CLAMS, SHELLED,
  • 1 CHOPPED, STRAINED, AND JUICE
  • 1 RESERVED
  • 1c HEAVY CREAM
  • 1 1/2c WATER
  • 1 SALT TO TASTE

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