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Smoky Scallop Chowder

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 126kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon diced
  • 2 Yukon Gold potatoes peeled and finely diced
  • 2 stalks celery finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 tsps flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 lb bay scallops
  • 2 Tbsps parsley
  • 2 tsps lemon juice

Instructions

  • In a large dutch oven, fry the bacon bits til crisp and remove from pan.
  • Add the potatoes, celery,onion, paprika, salt and pepper to pan and saute over medium high heat til soft about 7 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables in the pot and cook for 1-2 minutes. Whisk in liquids and bring to a simmer. Add bacon back in and simmer about 15 minutes. Stir frequently and do not let it come to a rolling boil to avoid a skin forming on the top.
  • Add the scallops and parsley and cook about 3 minutes until scallops are opaque.
  • Discard the bay leaf and stir in the lemon juice just before serving.

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g