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

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

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...


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...

Surprise Clam Chowder

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


Clam Chowder for 60

When my mobile home park put on a "Soup Day" potluck, this is the recipe I made. Everyone agreed 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


Northwest Seafood Corn Chowder

This chowder showcases the best of Northwest seafood; it’s all in here, from bay scallops to snapper.


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,...

Golden Clam Chowder

This is comfort food at its best! Yes, you can have a warm bowl of homemade clam chowder for dinner...


Simple Shrimp Chowder

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


Mom’s Clam Chowder

When we lived in Michigan, this was a perfect comforting soup when blustery winds blew into town. The steaming bowls...


Healthy Clam Chowder

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


Makeover Mom’s Clam Chowder

When we lived in Michigan, this was a perfect comforting soup when blustery winds blew into town. The steaming bowls...


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...


Crab Corn Chowder

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

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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...


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

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

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


Low-Fat Shrimp Chowder

"This zippy chowder is chock-full of shrimp and vegetables, so it satisfies hearty appetites, but the skim milk and reduced-sodium...