Seafood Chowder Recipes

Simmer these creamy, dreamy seafood chowder recipes on your stovetop for an easy gourmet meal.

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Instant Pot Clam Chowder

4 reviews

Clam chowder is especially tasty when it's served with a sprinkle of fresh thyme, bacon crumbles and crispy oyster crackers on top. If you like your chowder on the thick side, add another tablespoon of flour after it is done in the pressure cooker. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Pressure-Cooker Fish Stew

I love fish and chowder, so this stew is a favorite of mine. It's made without cream or whole milk...


Rich Seafood Chowder

9 reviews

This creamy, delectable soup is even better the next day. It also works well with scallops or a flaky whitefish....


Cheesy Clam Chowder

I never thought I'd be able to duplicate the excellent taste of hearty clam chowders found in many restaurants, but...


Surprise Clam Chowder

When family and friends first sampled this stew some 40 years ago, they were pleasantly surprised by the combination of...

Microwave Clam Chowder

1 review

From Turlock, California, Mary Jane Cantrell contends, "This tastes as good as chowder served at restaurants on Fisherman's Wharf in...


Clam Chowder

10 reviews

—Rosemary Peterson, Archie, Missouri

Simple Clam Chowder

5 reviews

"I tried for years to re-create a popular clam chowder from a local restaurant," recalls Kathleen Buenemann of New Haven,...


Vegetable Crab Soup

3 reviews

"As a school principal, wife and mom, I cook to wind down at the end of a busy day," comments...


Easy New England Clam Chowder

5 reviews

"While vacationing in the New England states, we enjoyed a delicious clam chowder," recalls Rosann McWherter of Dublin, California. "When...


Low-Fat Clam Chowder

You’d never guess that a rich and creamy clam chowder could be low-fat, but this one is! With lots of...

Oyster Corn Chowder

2 reviews

—Lewy Olfson, Madison, Wisconsin


Easy Clam Chowder

2 reviews

This recipe comes from an old college friend. Pair steaming bowlfuls with sourdough bread and a green salad. —Kristy Doty,...


Simple Shrimp Chowder

1 review

Shrimp fans will be bowled over by this tasty take on chowder. The creamy broth is chock-full of vegetables. Chop...


Healthy Clam Chowder

2 reviews

"I make this chowder for our annual Souper Bowl luncheon at work, and everybody loves it!" comments Chris Sheetz of...


Corny Clam Chowder

Cream gives richness to the canned items that make up this satisfying chowder. "I sometimes make it in the slow...

Potato Shrimp Chowder

1 review

With only three ingredients, this chowder couldn’t be any simpler! “I like recipes that get me out of the kitchen...


Crab Corn Chowder

4 reviews

No time to make a homemade soup? Think again! You'll be ladling out steamy bowls of satisfying chowder in no...


Bacon Clam Chowder

3 reviews

Chopping the clams into tiny pieces adds big flavor to this full-bodied chowder from Betty Lineaweaver. “Everyone says it's the...


Haddock Clam Chowder

We modified a recipe shared by Doris Berquist of Fort Mohave, Arizona to take advantage of leftover cooked fish. The...


Quick and Easy Clam Chowder

7 reviews

Here's a quick chowder that's been in my family for over 30 years. I make a big pot to take...


Quick Shrimp Chowder

Pretty pink shrimp and green parsley dot this golden chowder. It's a rich and satisfying first course or main meal.


Thick ‘n’ Quick Clam Chowder

2 reviews

"You'd never guess that this thick, rich soup is a blend of convenient canned ingredients," promises Betty Sitzman of Wray,...


Slow-Cooked Manhattan Clam Chowder

5 reviews

I came up with this simple, delicious soup years ago when my husband and I both worked. It's easy to...

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Cheddar Seafood Chowder

4 reviews

Shrimp and scallops make this thick, cheesy and chunky chowder extra special. It’s packed with veggies, and the crispy bacon...


Coconut Shrimp Chowder

1 review

After eating a coconut soup at a Thai restaurant, I added coconut milk in my fish chowder recipe. The fresh,...


Quick Clam Chowder

3 reviews

Not only is this soup a quick fix, but it's oh-so-tasty. Dressing up canned soups allows you to enjoy the...


Best Clam Chowder

6 reviews

I serve this cheesy chowder every Christmas or New Year's. Throughout the year, I substitute the potatoes and clams with...


Easy Shrimp Chowder

2 reviews

This is easily my family's favorite chowder. The recipe is quite simple to make and doesn't need to simmer for...


Creamy Clam Chowder

20 reviews

At our Pittsburgh competition, Lori Kimble's rich and satisfying chowder took top honors. She relates, "This family favorite is perhaps...