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Easy Shrimp Chowder

This is easily my family's favorite chowder. The recipe is quite simple to make and doesn't need to simmer for long.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash seafood seasoning, optional
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 4 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1 can (6 ounces) small shrimp, drained
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine the potatoes, onions, water, salt and seafood seasoning if desired; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until potatoes are tender.
  • Stir in the milk, evaporated milk and cheese; heat until cheese is melted. Add the shrimp, butter and parsley; heat through.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 268 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 947mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 14g protein.

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