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Maine Clam Chowder

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The maine clam chowder is a filling chowder made with shucked clams and milk. Cooked along with onions and potatoes, the maine clam chowder is flavored with thyme and best served after letting it stand for sometime for better taste.
  Salt pork 1⁄4 Pound, cut in 0.25-inch cubes
  Onions 2 Medium, coarsely chopped
  Shucked clams 1 Quart, solid packed
  Potatoes 8 Medium, cut in small pieces
  Cold milk 1 Quart
  Flour 4 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1 Dash
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Brown salt pork in chowder kettle; add onions and cook 3 minutes.
Lay clams and potatoes in alternate layers over onions; add enough cold water to cover potatoes and onions.
Heat to boiling; simmer until potatoes are tender.
Add milk; heat to boiling.
Add flour, mixed to smooth and creamy texture with cold water; continue boiling until chowder thickens, stirring steadily.
Season to taste.
Chowder improves by standing a few hours.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3123 Calories from Fat 1116

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 124 g190.7%

Saturated Fat 51.5 g257.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 514.3 mg171.4%

Sodium 6516.8 mg271.5%

Total Carbohydrates 359 g119.5%

Dietary Fiber 38.1 g152.3%

Sugars 78.1 g

Protein 167 g334.9%

Vitamin A 84.7% Vitamin C 506.1%

Calcium 166.3% Iron 164.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Maine Clam Chowder Recipe