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Easy Clam Chowder Under 30 minutes

Lola - Café Sazón y Vida
This is my take on this classic dish. Using MSC Certified Sustainable canned Clams and Clam juice, to make this easy clam chowder in under 30 minutes.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course brunch, dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 Servings


  • 4 qt Dutch Oven
  • Measuring Cup + Spoons
  • Cutting Board + Knife
  • Serving Spoon



  • In a 4 qt Dutch oven melt butter, add thyme and shallots, cook until shallots are softened. Add milk, heavy cream, vegetable broth, clam juice, and sazòn.
  • Stir and cook for 15 minutes until its thicker. Add canned clams and potatoes. Cook for another 15 minutes.
  • While the chowder cooks, cut the top of the sourdough bread, remove the inside to make them into a bowl. Toast in the over at 350 degrees for 5 minutes.
  • Remove bread from oven and pour chowder onto bowls.
  • Top with pepper and additional clams.
  • If you don’t have the bread bowls, you can always use a regular soup bowl.


What can I use instead of canned clams?
You can always use fresh or frozen clams.
Can I substitute the whole milk with in the chowder?
Non dairy milk can be a good substitute like Oat, almond or Coconut Milk
What can I use instead of Bread Bowls?
Regular bread can be use to dip in a soup bowl.
Keyword Clam Chowder, Easy Dinner ideas, Easy Lunch Ideas, easy meals, Soup recipes, Under 30 minute meals
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