*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           KEY WEST CONCH CHOWDER
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -HBWK07A
                         - ground three times
    2       qt           -water
    2       md           Onions -- - chopped
    1       c            Tomatoes -- fresh or canned
    1       t            Salt
                         frozen -- ¥
    4       c            Potatoes -- peeled diced
      1/4   lb           Salt-cured pork -- - diced
    1                    Green pepper -- - chopped
                         - drained
      1/4   ts           Freshly ground pepper
 
   Place ground conch  in 4 quart  saucepan; add potatoes
   and water. Bring to a boil;  reduce heat,  and simmer
   for 30 minutes. Fry pork in heavy skillet; add onion
   and green pepper. Saute 5 minutes; add to kettle along
   with tomatoes. Season to taste; cover and simmer about
   45 minutes, or until conch  is  tender  and  potatoes
   have dissolved and thickened the chowder.
   Note:  On  the West Coast,  abalone can be substituted
   for the conch.
  
 
 
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