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Basic Clam Chowder

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Ingredients
  Salt pork 1⁄4 Pound, diced
  Finely chopped onions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Potatoes 2 Pound, finely diced
For clam liquor
  Shucked clams 4 Cup (64 tbs), chopped
  Milk 1 Tablespoon (Or More As Desired)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Render salt pork in a skillet; take out crisp pieces.
Add onions and cook over low heat until done but not brown.
Pour this mixture over potatoes; add clam juice and simmer until potatoes are nearly done.
Add clams and bring to a boil.
This basic mixture can be stored in the refrigerator or frozen.
Before using the chowder, dilute it with an equal quantity of milk.
Heat to the boiling point, but do not boil it.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Sprinkle with salt pork.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Clam
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2016 Calories from Fat 836

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 93 g142.7%

Saturated Fat 33.9 g169.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 426 mg142%

Sodium 6163.6 mg256.8%

Total Carbohydrates 180 g60%

Dietary Fiber 22.2 g88.7%

Sugars 13.3 g

Protein 124 g248.1%

Vitamin A 66.1% Vitamin C 313.7%

Calcium 48.9% Iron 134.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basic Clam Chowder Recipe