Clam Chowder
Season 1; Episode 2.5

Clam Chowder

Categories: Soup, Seafood

Yield Information
Number of Portions: 10 Servings

 Quantity  Unit  Ingredient 
4 Slices Bacon Chopped
13 Ounces Minced Clams
8 Ounces Clam Juice
4 Cups Potatoes Precooked and Diced
1 Cup Celery Diced
1 Cup Onion Diced
1 Tablespoon Garlic Minced
3 Tablespoons Butter
3 Tablespoons Flour
½ teaspoon Dried Thyme
½ teaspoon Black Pepper
4 Cups Light Cream or Half & Half
Cup White Wine Optional

Render down chopped bacon. 

Add celery, onion, and garlic. Sauté in bacon fat until veggies start to get soft. 

Remove the sautéed vegetables and bacon, leaving fat in the pan. Add butter and flour, and cook into a roux. 

Add minced clams with juice, and bottle of clam juice. Bring back up to simmer and add white wine (optional). Add vegetables and bacon back. Add thyme, potato, black pepper and cream. Bring back to simmer and serve.