Seafood Chowder Recipes

A hearty, satisfying soup for cold weather. Very economical, especially if you buy the ingredients on sale.


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4

Source: Tightwad Gazette


  • 2 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine (I used less)
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 can (6 1/2oz) tuna fish, drained and flaked (cans are smaller than they were when this recipe was written. Mine is 5 ounces)
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. Shred the carrots.
  2. Chop the onion.
  3. Melt the butter over medium heat and sauté the carrots and onions until the onion is transparent.
  4. Mix in the flour.
  5. Add the chicken broth and milk.
  6. Heat and stir constantly, until bubbling and thick.
  7. Add the tuna, celery seed, Worcestershire sauce and salt. Heat through.
  8. Add the cheese and stir until melted.
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Combine all ingredients in 2 qt. saucepan. Heat on medium heat for about 5 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with parsley before serving.

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February 28, 2001

At our local grocery store when they have a special on fresh Halibut, and it says "whole" once the fish is cut up, the backbone, and tail pieces are discarded to be thrown away. This makes the best soup stock and is meaty enough to make a wonderful chowder. Ask if you could have some.

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This is what I would call 'restaurant quality soup.' Very good! You will love this soup if you like seafood, which I definitely do!

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Place in soup kettle and simmer 1 hour until thickened. Serve with a sprinkle of parsley and a very thin lemon slice.

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In a Dutch oven or soup kettle, combine the potatoes, vegetables, onion, celery seed and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

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Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In large bowl, combine cream cheese and mayonnaise. Add salmon, peppers, olives, celery, onion and dill weed; season with salt and pepper.

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September 29, 2005

Low fat milk and clam juice are the secrets to the lower fat and saturated fat content of this satisfying supper soup.

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February 25, 2018

This delicious hearty soup can be made using either fresh cooked salmon or canned. It has a tomato base rather than a cream one. This page contains a Pacific salmon chowder recipe.

Pacific Salmon Chowder in a bowl.

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October 15, 2009

In a large pot, saute onions, peppers and garlic in margarine until tender only. Add tomatoes, thyme, cayenne and bring to a boil.

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