Easy Clam Chowder (Instant Pot or Stove Top)
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
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Yield: 10 cups
 
Easy and delicious clam chowder. Made in under 30 minutes in the Instant Pot, or can also be made on the stove.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups onion, chopped
  • 1 cup carrots, sliced (about 2 carrots)
  • 1 cup celery, chopped (about 2 stalks)
  • 3 cups white or red skinned potatoes, diced into small pieces
  • 1½ cups frozen or fresh corn kernels
  • 2 cups broth (lower sodium vegetable or chicken)
  • 1 14 oz can full fat coconut milk
  • 1 142 g can clams with juice (separate clams from the juice - reserve the clam juice)
  • 1 Tbsp butter or vegan margarine (for dairy-free)
  • 2 tsp cornstarch mixed with 2 Tbsp water
  • Optional: salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
For the Instant Pot (Directions)
  1. Turn your Instant Pot onto saute. Put in the 1 Tbsp butter. Saute the onion, carrot and celery together until they start to soften. Add in the diced potato, corn, broth & clam juice (not the clams). Do not add the coconut milk YET.
  2. Put on the lid and set to High Pressure for 10 minutes.
  3. When finished, release the steam, and when safe open it and cancel the program.
  4. Turn back on the saute option, add in the 1 can of coconut milk, clams, and the cornstarch mixed with water. Stir until its thickened up a bit.
For the Stove Top (Directions)
  1. In a large soup pot over medium heat, add in the butter and the onion, carrots and celery and saute together until the vegetables start to soften.
  2. Add in the corn, potatoes, broth and clam juice.
  3. Place the lid on and simmer until the potatoes and vegetables are soft (about 20 min).
  4. Lastly, stir in the clams, coconut milk and cornstarch mixed with water (if needed to thicken the chowder).
Nutrition
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 160 Fat: 7.5 g Saturated fat: 4.9 g Carbs: 19 g Sugar: 4.2 g Sodium: 217 mg Fiber: 3 g Protein: 5.6 g Cholesterol: 14 mg
Recipe by Busy But Healthy at https://busybuthealthy.com/easy-dairy-free-clam-chowder-instant-pot-or-stove-top/