How to make it

  • Place bacon in a large pot over low heat. Cook, stirring, to render the fat, 5-7 minutes. Add the butter to the pot and when it melts, add the onion and cook stirring occasionally, until softened, about 10 minutes, add shallot cook 1 minute more.
  • Meanwhile, combine the broth, bay leaves, and paprika in a small pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes to give the broth a rich flavor. Keep hot.
  • Add the four to the bacon and onions and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  • Add the hot broth, the potatoes, and the thyme to the onions and cook, stirring occasionally until the potatoes are just tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Add the cream or half and half, corn, scallions and crab and cook until the scallions are soft, about 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Remove the bay leaves, and add the parsley. Heat over medium-low heat for 5 minutes. Serve immediately.

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    " It was excellent "
    brianna ate it and said...
    Chowders are my favorite soups & I love the sound of this one, especially with crab. 5 forks
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  • laurakaay 11 years ago
    This sounds great, I'll save it and try it soon! Thanks for a great post.
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  • grizzlybear 11 years ago
    YEAH BABY........will defently try this one....i LOVES CHOWDER........thanks ...great post

    good din to ya mate

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