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Uncle Brian's Seafood Chowder

Date Added: Sep 14, 2010 American Appetizers
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Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

30 mins

Ready In

40 mins

Serving

6

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Description

Chef Brian Burner's signature soup. A creamy white soup with salmon, striped bass, shrimp, scallops and mussels. Make it your own by adding your favorite seafood.


Ingredients

  • 1  Cup(s) Applewood Bacon, chopped
  • 1
  • 2  Cup(s) Carrots, diced
  • 2
  • 2  Cup(s) Celery, diced
  • 3
  • 2  Cup(s) Onion, diced
  • 4
  • 4  Table Spoon(s) All-Purpose Flour
  • 5
  • 2  Table Spoon(s) Old Bay Spice
  • 6
  • 1  Quart(s) Fish Stock
  • 7
  • 1  Quart(s) Heavy Cream
  • 8
  • 1  Cup(s) Fresh Basil, Chopped
  • 9
  • 2  Tea Spoon(s) Salt
  • 10
  • 1  Tea Spoon(s) White Pepper
  • 11
  • 1 ½  Tea Spoon(s) Olive Oil
  • 12
  • 1 ½  Tea Spoon(s) Canola Oil
  • 13
  • 2  Pound(s) Salmon, Bass, Shrimp, Scallops, Mussels, large dice
  • 14
  • 1  Each Scallions, chopped
  • 15
  • 2  Cup(s) Yukon Gold Potatoes, peeled, diced
  • 16

Directions

    1. Blend canola and olive oil together and heat in a large pot
    2. Add bacon to pot and render until fat starts to break down
    3. Once bacon is slightly browned, start adding vegetables
    4. Stir to keep the vegetables moving and sweat out until soft but not browned
    5. Add Old Bay and keep stirring
    6. Add flour to thicken and stir to Blend in, about 2 minutes
    7. Add fish stock and heavy cream, stir to incorporate
    8. Add seafood, basil, salt and pepper
    9. Let soup boil then bring down to a simmer and let cook for about 20 minutes until it thickens
    10. Ladle into a bowl, garnish with chopped scallions and enjoy!

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