Recipe by Allana
"A rich red clam chowder with a spicy kick and plenty of vegetables."
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carrots, peeled and chopped
potato, peeled and diced
1 (14.5 ounce) can
diced tomatoes, drained
1 (15 ounce) can
ground white pepper
hot pepper sauce
2 (6.5 ounce) cans
minced clams, drained
1 (6.5 ounce) can
large shrimp, drained
I made this last night and I think it turned out great. There are some changes, however, that I made.
First,I would saute the celery by itself for about 4 minutes before adding any other vegetables to the pot(this would ensure that it wouldn't be still crunchy at the end of simmering). I would not add the bacon; cut the 1/4 tsp of white pepper to 1/8th tsp; instead of 5 drops of hot sauce, only add 3, and before simmering for 20 minutes, add 1 1/4 cup of hot water, to make it more of a soup/chowder consistency. Without adding the water, it would have been way to thick and chuncky for me.
Overall, my whole family was impressed. Thank you Allana for a nice recipe.
The recipe needs more clams and I think more bacon. I will try it again though with these additions.
Made this for my soup loving pregnant wife and she loved it.
Very different from your ordinarry clam chowder - spicy and good.
Alot of work chopping all the ingredients and all the spices, but well worth it. Like a good chili, it tastes best the next day when all the flavors have blended together. I used fresh already shucked clams that I bought from a chinese market, so the clams were plentiful and flavorful, not rubbery. Left out the shrimp since I'm allergic, but probably would taste great.
This was so delicious!! I made it without the bacon, to save some fat from the recipe and because I don't eat meat, and the flavor was still wonderful! I also added a few shrimp that i had that needed to be used up and they were a wonderful surprise while i was eating this soup! I made an entire crock-pot full of this, and my family ate it within two days!!!
Nobody liked this.
Maybe a little too hot. Reduce ground Pepper
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Allana's Zesty Red Clam Chowder
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 76
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