Newport Clam Chowder Recipe
- ½ cup butter
- 1 ½ large onions, chopped
- ¾ cup all-purpose flour
- 1 quart shucked clams, with liquid
- 6 (8 ounce) jars clam juice
- 1 pound boiling potatoes, peeled and chopped
- 3 cups half-and-half cream
- salt and pepper to taste
- ½ teaspoon chopped fresh dill weed
step 1: Melt butter in a large kettle or stock pot over medium heat. Add onions and saute until clear. Stir in flour and cook over low heat, stirring frequently, for 2 to 4 minutes. Set aside to cool.
step 2: In a separate pot, bring clams and clam juice to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
step 3: In a small saucepan, cover peeled potatoes with water. Bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
step 4: Slowly pour hot clam stock into butter/flour mixture while stirring constantly. Continue stirring and slowly bring to a boil. Reduce heat and add cooked potatoes. Mix in half and half, salt and pepper and chopped dill. Heat through but do not boil.