Seafood Chowder Recipes

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

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New England Seafood Chowder

I don't know of a recipe that better represents our area than chowder. I adapted it from my mom's clam chowder recipe, and guests often request it.

Microwave Clam Chowder

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


Clam Chowder

—Rosemary Peterson, Archie, Missouri


Simple Clam Chowder

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


Vegetable Crab Soup

"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

"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

—Lewy Olfson, Madison, Wisconsin


Easy Clam Chowder

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


Simple Shrimp Chowder

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


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

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


Bacon Clam Chowder

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


Quick and Easy Clam Chowder

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


Thick ‘n’ Quick Clam Chowder

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


Coconut Shrimp Chowder

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

Quick Clam Chowder

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


Clam Chowder for One

If you love the classic clam chowders served in many restaurants, I know you'll enjoy this recipe. It tastes better...


Crab Chowder

For a thicker chowder, use heavy cream or half-and-half.


Potato Soup in Bread Bowls

This heartwarming main course from Cheryl Cor of Auburn, Washington helps her husband get a swift yet satisfying meal on...


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Contest-Winning New England Clam Chowder

This is the best New England clam chowder recipe, ever! In the Pacific Northwest, we dig our own razor clams...