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Clam Chowder Part 1- Mixing Seafood

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On Martha Stewart Show we have our Chowder guy who is an expert at eating and making chowder. On this show he is going to show us clam chowder recipe. It real simple to cook but has got a lot of ingredients. If you have missed something during the television show, then this Martha Stewart Show will show you the complete recipe.
  Razor clams 1 Pound
  Quahog 15
  Steamer clams 2 Pound
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Salt pork 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Bacon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into 1 inch cubes
  Potatoes 4 , sliced
  Onions 1 , sliced
  Fennel To Taste
  Garlic 8 Clove (40 gm)
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Butter stick 1⁄2
  Fresh thyme 1 Tablespoon (Or Dry)
  Dill 1 Tablespoon
  Sea salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream/Milk 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Clam broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Capers 5
  Steak sauce 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Peter Luger)
  Old bay seasoning 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. In a large pot, keep layers of clams. Add water.
2. Cook on high flame for 15 minutes. When you hear the rattling sound, the clams are done.
3. In a skillet, dry roast the salt pork pieces. It will release a lot of fat when it is done. Separate the pork pieces and keep aside the fat for using in chowder.
4. In the same skillet, roast bacon.
5. Remove the clams from the shell and discard the shell. Chop the razor clams. Steamer clam siphon needs to be removed.
6. Saute potatoes, onion, fennel and garlic in a pot. Saute for about 15 minutes.
7. Then add the brine water in which the clams were boiled. Do not scrape the bottom to avoid adding sand.
8. Add the cream and boil for 20 minutes.
9. Add the bacon.
10. Add the Peter Luger Steak Sauce, capers, Old bay seasoning and the clams.
11. Add more salt and pepper.
12. Serve in a mug and garnish with crunches.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Mussel, Seafood
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Slurp your way into winter with this classic Creamy Clam Chowder. Somewhere between a soup and a stew, this first part of video features a mouth-watering mix of clams, potato and bacon. Click on the next part to see the step by step making of this delicious seafood Chowder.

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