Creamy Seafood Chowder Recipe

Creamy Seafood Chowder Recipe


This Creamy Seafood Chowder is a hearty, comforting dish that combines tender seafood with a rich, creamy base, making it perfect for a satisfying meal. Enjoy the delicious combination of flavors and textures!


  • 500g seafood mix (prawns, scallops, fish fillets)
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 600ml fish stock
  • 300ml cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 medium leek, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced
  • 4-6 slices of bacon, chopped (optional)


  1. Prepare the Base:
    1 Prepare the Base:

    Separate the butter in half. Heat in a large pan, add bacon, and stir for 5 minutes over a low heat. Remove and set aside.

  2. Cook Vegetables:
    2 Cook Vegetables:

    Adding the rest of the butter and increasing the heat to medium, combine leek, carrot, celery, and potatoes in the pan. Cover and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently until vegetables are soft.

  3. Thicken the Chowder:
    3 Thicken the Chowder:

    Reduce heat, add flour and stock, stirring for 5 minutes until thick and creamy.

  4. Add Seafood and Final Ingredients:
    4 Add Seafood and Final Ingredients:

    Add marinara mix, cream, and bacon from earlier. Stir and let simmer for 5 minutes, ensuring contents of the pan are hot and cooked through, but don’t boil.

  5. Final Touches:
    5 Final Touches:

    Stir in parsley. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately with garlic bread.

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