Bay Scallop Chowder


Excellent chowder for the holidays. This recipe can also be made with other seafood.

4 servings


  • 3 cups chicken broth

  • 1 carrot, chopped

  • 1 stalk celery, chopped

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 3 potatoes, cubed

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 pound bay scallops

  • 2 tablespoons margarine

  • ½ cup white wine

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream


  1. In a large pot over high heat, combine the chicken broth, carrot, celery, onion, potatoes, thyme, parsley, salt and ground black pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer mixture to a food processor or blender, puree until smooth and set aside.

  2. In the same pot over medium heat, saute the mushrooms and scallops in the butter or margarine for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the wine and reserved puree mixture to the pot, reduce heat to low and allow to simmer.

  3. In a separate small bowl, combine the egg yolk and heavy cream. Mix well and add to the soup. Continue simmering over low heat, stirring occasionally for 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

591 Calories
31g Fat
43g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 591
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 16g 78%
Cholesterol 170mg 57%
Sodium 1174mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 42mg 210%
Calcium 136mg 10%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 1781mg 38%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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