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

2 pounds Jumbo Crab Sensations®
1 pound slab bacon, small diced
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
3 each diced onions
6 stalks diced celery
6 each russet potatoes peeled and diced
2 each bay leaf
2 tablespoons old bay seasoning
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 quart clam juice
2 quarts whole milk
5 cups roasted corn kernels
to taste salt and pepper
16 each small 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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