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Disneyland Clam Chowder

Ingredients

  • 5 TB butter
  • 5 TB flour
  • 2 TB vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 C. potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1/2 C onions diced
  • 1/2 C red pepper diced
  • 1/2 C green pepper diced
  • 2 1/4 C clam juice
  • 1 1/2 C heavy cream
  • 1 C clams
  • 1/2 TB thyme
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 3/4 tsp Tabasco *optional*

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan; add flour to create a roux. 

  2. Cook over medium until it's light brown in color; set aside. 

  3. In another pot, heat oil. Saute potatoes, onions, peppers over medium until tender (about 10 minutes). 

  4. Add clam juice to the potato/pepper mixture and bring to a boil. 

  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until potatoes are cooked. 

  6. Add heavy cream, clams, spices and the roux. 

  7. Whisk well to blend in the roux. 

  8. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. 

  9. Add more seasoning if desired. 

  10. Serve in bread bowls - ENJOY!