Smoky Oyster Chowder

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  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans whole oysters
  • 4 strips bacon
  • 1 onion
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 2 minced cloves of garlic
  • 3 small red-skinned potatoes cubed (about 12 oz/375 g)
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Method

Drain oysters, reserving juice; cut oysters in half crosswise. Set aside.

In large saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat for 5 minutes; drain off fat. Add onion, celery and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add potatoes, flour, salt and pepper; stir until vegetables are coated.

Stir in stock and reserved oyster juice; bring to simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Add milk, corn and reserved oysters; heat for about 3 minutes or until bubbly and hot. Serve garnished with parsley.

Serve with: Quick Cheese Biscuits

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 766 mg
  • Protein 16 g
  • Calories 327.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 56 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 39 g

%RDI

  • Iron 43.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 19.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 19.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 14.0
  • Vitamin C 30.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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