Sylvia's Shrimp and Scallop Chowder

This is easy to make and full of flavor. Perfect for warming up on those cold weather days!

Photo by Jennifer W.
Adapted from myfrugalwife.com

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

--

servings

Adapted from myfrugalwife.com

Ingredients

  • 1

    pound shrimp (uncooked)

  • 1

    pound scallops (uncooked)

  • 1

    stick butter (divided)

  • 2

    celery stalks (chopped)

  • 2

    cloves garlic (minced)

  • 1/2

    small onion (chopped)

  • 16 oz. package of frozen mixed vegetables

  • 1

    – 2 teaspoons Cajun Powder

  • 1

    – 2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning

  • 4

    tablespoons flour

  • 2

    cups chicken broth

  • 2

    – 3 cups milk

Directions

Step 1 – Shrimp and Scallops Melt ½ stick of butter Add shrimp and scallops Add 1- 2 teaspoons Cajun Powder Cook until shrimp and scallops are completely cooked Set aside. Step 2 – Chowder Melt ½ stick butter in a large deep pot. Add flour and cook until light brown Add celery, garlic and onion Add Old Bay Seasoning and cook until medium brown Add 2 cups Chicken Broth and stir constantly for a minute Add 2 cups of milk and keep stirring about a minute Add frozen vegetables, continue stirring about a minute Add the shrimp and scallops (including remaining butter) The consistency should be that of a soup so if it is too thick, add more milk as needed.

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