It's kind of amazing that this recipe for Dilly Scallops and Clam Chowder is so quick to make. It never fails to impress the guests.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
2 cans (6-1/2 oz. each) minced clams, undrained
3 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon
3 cups red potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 cup finely chopped onion s
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill
1 WYLER'S Instant Bouillon Chicken Flavored Cube
1/8 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
4 cups milk
2 Tbsp. flour
1/2 cup shredded carrot s
1/2 lb. bay scallop s
2 Tbsp. dry sherry
1 cup BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream
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Let's Make It
Drain clams, reserving juice. Add enough water to clam juice to measure 1 cup.
Cook bacon in large saucepan until crisp. Remove bacon from saucepan; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from saucepan.
Add potatoes, onions, dill, bouillon cube, red pepper and clam juice mixture to drippings in saucepan; stir. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 10 min. or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.
Remove half the potatoes from saucepan with slotted spoon. Mash with fork; return to mixture in saucepan.
Whisk milk and flour until smooth. Add to potato mixture along with the carrots. Cook and stir, uncovered, 4 to 5 min. or until slightly thickened. Stir in scallops and clams. Bring to boil. Simmer on medium-low heat 1 to 2 min. or until scallops are opaque. Stir in sherry and sour cream. Crumble bacon; serve sprinkled over chowder.
Substitute 1 tsp. dill weed for the 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill.
Prepare as directed, omitting dry sherry.
Serve with a mixed green salad drizzled with your favorite KRAFT Dressing and a piece of whole grain bread or small roll.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 27g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.