Omega Seafood produce gourmet vacuum packed

and ready to eat New Zealand Green Lipped Mussels

and Clams. We are a family business based in Marlborough,

New Zealand.

Tel: +64 35791421   |​ 4 Seafair Close, Blenheim, NZ  

Boston Clam Chowder

SERVES 4

COOKS IN 20 MINUTES

DIFFICULTY NOT TOO TRICKY

Ingredients

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  • 125g butter

  • 4 bacon rashers – chopped

  • 1½ onions chopped

  • 2 stalks celery chopped

  • ½ C plain flour

  • 2½ C milk

  • 3 potatoes – peeled, cubed and par-boiled

  • 2 x 1Kg Omega Clams

  • Dash of cream (to taste)

  • Small bunch chives – chopped

  • ¼ C parsley finely chopped

Method

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  1. In a saucepan melt butter, then add bacon, onions and celery. Once softened, add flour stirring constantly for 2 mins ​​

  2. To make soup, drain in Omega clam juice from packs, add potatoes, milk and simmer gently for 10mins.

  3. De-shell Omega clams and add meat to soup. Heat through for 2mins.

  4. Season to taste, remove from heat, stir and add cream.

  5. Ladle the chowder into bowls and garnish with chives and parsley