Caribbean Seafood Chowder

A robust combination of hearty flavors that bring warmth anytime of the year. Featuring Custom Culinary® Gold Label Clam Base, Caribbean Seafood Chowder brings the rich flavors of tomatoes, potatoes, jerk spice, hot sauce, clams, shrimp and scallops together in one dish.


What You'll Need

Amount Ingredients
4 oz. Butter or Olive Oil
4 oz. Onion, Medium Diced
2 oz. Carrot, Medium Diced
2 oz. Celery, Medium Diced
2 oz. Green Pepper, Medium Diced
2 oz. Red Bell Pepper, Medium Diced
1 -2 tsps Garlic, Minced
4 oz. All-Purpose Flour
3 qts Water
1 qt Cream
1-1/2 lbs Tomatoes, Canned, Diced in Juice
1 lb Sweet Potatoes, Peeled, Medium Diced
3.5 oz. Custom Culinary® Gold Label Clam Base
2 tsps Caribbean Jerk Spice
1/4 tsp. Hot Red Pepper Sauce
1 lb Clams, Canned, Juice Drained
1 lb Shrimp, Small or Broken, Peeled and Deveined
1 lb Bay Scallops
1 oz. Green Onions, Sliced Thin
PREPARATION

  1. In a 8 Liter (2 gallon) stock pot or steam kettle, on medium high heat, sauté vegetables and garlic in oil 2-3 minutes until onions are translucent. Stir occasionally
  2. Add flour, blend completely, cook 2-3 minutes. Stir constantly
  3. Add water, cream, tomatoes, potatoes, Custom Culinary® Gold Label Clam Base, jerk spice and hot sauce. Heat to boiling, reduce heat to medium and simmer until potatoes are just tender. Approx. 10-12 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  4. Add clams, shrimp and scallops. Simmer 2-3 minutes until cooked.
  5. Garnish just before serving with green onion to maintain bright color

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