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Durty Nelly's Seafood Chowder

Rated as 4.83 out of 5 Stars

"This is one of my favorite recipes to serve on a cold, rainy day in Ireland. It is the most requested recipe that I have. It is flexible and you can use various seafood ingredients depending on availability and preference. Very nice with Irish brown bread."
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51 m servings 284
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion and celery until tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Add milk, canned soup, potatoes, dill, red pepper flakes, black pepper, caraway seeds, hot pepper sauce, and salt. Bring to a boil. Simmer until potatoes are slightly tender, about 15 minutes. Add salmon and shrimp. Cook until opaque, about 3 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can replace celery soup with 3 tablespoons powdered soup and increase milk by 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 284 calories; 12.4 21.1 22 104 609 Full nutrition

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#AllrecipesAllstarsCanada. #Facelessnomore I love a good chowder and this was very tasty. I am not a fan of canned soup, so I omitted that, and used a cup of cream mixed with a TBSP cornstarch...

I made it with a bag of mixed seafood and it turned out great.

Excellent recipe- easy and quick and tastes fantastic!!!

We followed the recipe as is, and the whole family loved it :)

I had this very chowder in Ireland and did a search in hopes of finding one similar and was THIRILLED to see that Durty Nelly has posted and shared his recipe. I did not have shrimp so made min...