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Shrimp chowder |


Shrimp chowder

Chowders are rich hearty soups made with seafood like clams, lobster or in this case tinned shrimps. You can also use frozen prawns. It is a fantastic starter or a complete meal served with a salad. (serves 4)

What you need

2 onions finely chopped
2 cloves garlic minced
2 potatoes chopped – about 2cm cubes
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1l hot water
2 chicken stock cubes
Pinch dried thyme
Pinch dried rosemary
1 bay leaf
500ml milk
1 tin shrimps drained or 200g frozen prawns
Palm chopped parsley

The process

In a pot on a medium heat, melt the butter and fry the onions and garlic until soft.

Add the flour and stir to form a paste. Add the potatoes, herbs (except the parsley), water and crumble in the stock cube. Stir, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes until the potatoes are soft.

Add the shrimps and milk, bring to the boil, season with pepper, remove from the heat and serve. Sprinkle over the chopped parsley.

Could not be easier and very tasty.

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