Chesapeake Bay Crab & Seafood Chowder Bread Bowl

Tender pieces of crab and seafood pair with Chesapeake Bay inspired ingredients for a chowder that will have you taking a trip to the Eastern Shore!

Menu Part

Entrees, Soup & Salad

Ingredients

2poundsJumbo Crab Sensations® (Item# 004630)
1poundslab bacon, small diced
2tablespoonsolive oil
2tablespoonsbutter
3eachdiced onions
6stalksdiced celery
6eachrusset potatoes peeled and diced
2eachbay leaf
2tablespoonsold bay seasoning
1/2cupall purpose flour
1quartclam juice
2quartswhole milk
5cupsroasted corn kernels
totastesalt and pepper
16eachsmall bread bowls

Directions

  1. In a stock pot render the bacon and set aside.
  2. Add olive oil and butter to the bacon grease and sauté the onions, celery and potatoes, season with Old Bay, salt and pepper.
  3. Sprinkle in the flour and cook for five minutes stirring constantly.
  4. Whisk in the clam juice and milk, add the bay leaf and corn and bacon, simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Add the Jumbo Crab Sensations® and adjust seasoning.
  6. Hollow out the bowls and save top for dipping into chowder.

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