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Cajun Shrimp Potato Chowder

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"This creamy full-flavored soup is as perfect for company as it is for the family. If you make the chowder ahead, reheat, then add the spinach just before serving."
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30 m servings 239
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper, saute 5 minutes. Add potato, chicken broth and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  2. Gradually add milk to flour, whisking until smooth. Add to soup, stirring well. Cook 10 minutes over medium low heat or until thickened. Add shrimp and spinach and cook for several minutes more until spinach is wilted.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 239 calories; 4.3 27.6 22.2 123 391 Full nutrition

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It was delicious. My husband loved it. I will make it again.

Wonderful dish- we 3 loved it. Grocery store was out of spinach so I sustituted a little kale and I used a smoked paprika. I also snuck in a chopped up yellow squash- my 10 year old didn’t not...

A really tasty soup. Very fragrant and delicious. I brought it to lunch the other day and got lots of compliments!

Was a great recipe and easy to make, I used some cumin instead of powdered mustard and some Creole Seasoning to add a little zest to it. I will definitely make it again easy to play around with...

Really enjoyed it. I added bacon and celery too. Two of my kids don't like shrimp so I put that in after I scooped their's.

Enjoyed this recipe, though it needed a bit more "Cajun" flavor. I added a bit of heavy cream with the 2% milk to equal the 2 cups needed. Also garnished with smokey pepper bacon and added Louis...

So good! The flavor reminded me of a shrimp version of Chicken & Dumplings. I will continue to make this for the Fall season!

10.9.16 Made exactly as written and thought the flavor was just a little weak for our tastes. I did add a healthy shot of Sriracha®, a little shake of cayenne, and more of the seasonings that ...

This was excellent! I like my soup's on the thin side and this was perfect for me. If you want it more on the chowder side you might want to increase the flour to 3 tablespoons. If you like thin...