Lean Pork New England Clam Chowder Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Chowder clams/3 (10 1/2 ounce) cans minced clams2 Dozen
 Salt pork1⁄2 Pound, diced
 Onion1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Raw potatoes3 Cup (48 tbs), peeled and diced
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 White pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Light cream2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Paprika To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4565 Calories from Fat 3347

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 376 g577.9%

Saturated Fat 184 g920.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1000.8 mg

Sodium 5833.6 mg243.1%

Total Carbohydrates 199 g66.4%

Dietary Fiber 19.3 g77.1%

Sugars 36.8 g

Protein 115 g229.1%

Vitamin A 161.2% Vitamin C 366.6%

Calcium 121.3% Iron 415.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Steam open chowder clams.
Strain and reserve the liquid; coarsely grind or chop clams.
If canned clams are used, strain and reserve liquid.
Measure clam liquid, fresh or canned.
Add water if amount is less than 4 cups.
Fry pork in large kettle until golden.
Remove pork and reserve.
Drain off all but 1/4 cup fat.
Add onions and saute for 5 minutes.
Add potato, salt, pepper, and clam liquid.
Simmer until potatoes are tender.
Add clams, cream, milk, and butter.
Reheat but do not boil.
Top with crisp pork and sprinkle with paprika.