*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            FIHSERMAN'S CHOWDER
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/stews                      Microwave
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   lb           Bacon cut in small pieces
    1       t            Paprika
      1/2   c            Chopped onion
    1       c            Diced raw potato
    1       cn           (6.5-oz) chopped clams
                         -with liquid
      1/4   c            White wine
    1       c            Crab legs/imitation crab
    1       c            Shrimp
    1       c            Scallops halved/quartered
    1       t            Salt
      1/2   ts           Pepper
    1                    Bay leaf
      1/2   ts           Thyme
    2 1/2   c            Skim milk
      1/3   c            Instant mashed
                         -potatoes to thicken
                         Any other shellfish you
                         -like
 
        In a heavy soup pot or kettle, brown the bacon
   with the
      paprika, onion and potato, sauteing until potato
   and onions are
      soft and bacon is cooked. Add the clams, wine, crab
   legs,
      shrimp, scallops and nay other seafood or fish.
   Season with
      salt and pepper, bay leaf and thyme. Stir in the
   milk and heat
      over low flame, stirring constantly. Do not allow
   mixture to
      boil. When seafood and fish are thoroughly heated
   through,
      thicken chowder by adding instant potatoes. Remove
   bay leaf and
      serve. Chowder may be prepared ahead, refrigerated,
   then
      reheated in a crock pot or over very low heat.
  
 
 
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