Seafood Chowder
  • 1 small onion
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 4 cups cream
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 4 medium potatoes, diced
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nature's Seasoning
  • 1 cup crab meat
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup small scallops
  • 3 cups regular milk or 2 cups chicken broth
  1. Use a large pot: Saute onion and celery in butter until tender.
  2. Add 2 cups chicken stock, potatoes, parsley, pepper, salt, seafood seasoning and Nature's Seasoning.
  3. Cook over medium heat uncovered for 12 minutes, to let liquid evaporate.
  4. Sprinkle flour over the potatoes and stir.
  5. Add scallops and crab meat, evaporated milk and regular milk or chicken broth.
  6. Stir and simmer over very low hear for 30 minutes or more, until potatoes fall apart and thicken the soup.
  7. Add hard boiled eggs and sprinkle with parsley and you are done.
This has been one of our families favorite soups for a long long time. It is quite hearty and great comfort food for in the cold winter months.