Cheddar Seafood Chowder Recipe

Cheddar Seafood Chowder is a creamy and flavorful soup that combines the richness of cheddar cheese with the freshness of seafood. This hearty chowder is packed with tender shrimp, succulent crab meat, and chunks of white fish, all simmered in a velvety broth. The addition of potatoes, onions, and celery adds a comforting texture and depth of flavor. Perfect for a cozy dinner or a special occasion, this chowder is sure to impress.

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35minstotal
15minsPrep
20minsCook
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Ingredients for Cheddar Seafood Chowder Recipe

  • 0.33 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.17 Onion, Diced
  • 0.33 Stalks Celery, Diced
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.33 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.67 cup Chicken Broth
  • 0.33 cup Milk
  • 0.33 Potatoes, Peeled And Diced
  • 0.33 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 0.17 pound Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined
  • 0.17 cup Crab Meat
  • 0.17 pound White Fish Fillets, Cut Into Chunks
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Fresh Parsley Or Chives For Garnish

Directions: Cheddar Seafood Chowder Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add onions, celery, and garlic, and sauté until softened.
  • STEP 2.Add flour to the pot and cook for a minute, stirring constantly. This will help thicken the chowder.
  • STEP 3.Slowly pour in the chicken broth and milk, stirring continuously to prevent lumps. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
  • STEP 4.Add the potatoes and simmer until they are tender, about 10 minutes.
  • STEP 5.Stir in the cheddar cheese until melted and smooth. Add the shrimp, crab meat, and white fish to the pot.
  • STEP 6.Cook for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the seafood is cooked through.
  • STEP 7.Season with salt, pepper, and any additional herbs or spices to taste.
  • STEP 8.Serve the chowder hot, garnished with fresh parsley or chives.
  • STEP 9.Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Cooking Tips

  • For a richer flavor, use a combination of seafood stock and chicken broth.
  • Feel free to add other seafood such as scallops or clams to the chowder.
  • Serve the chowder with crusty bread or oyster crackers for a satisfying meal.

Storage and Serving

  • This chowder is best served hot and fresh.
  • Reheat leftovers gently on the stovetop over low heat to prevent the cheese from separating.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs and a sprinkle of shredded cheddar cheese for an extra touch of flavor.
Nutrition
value
453
calories per serving
21 g Fat26 g Protein49 g Carbs14 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    21g
  • Protein
    26g
  • Carbs
    49g
  • Fiber
    14g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    49g
  • Protein
    26g
  • Fiber
    14g

Fats

  • Fat
    21g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    817mg
  • Iron
    19mg
  • Vitamin A
    586mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    128mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    60mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    121mg
  • Manganese
    4mg
  • Phosphorus
    464mg
  • Selenium
    27mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp