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Easy Shrimp Chowder Recipe

Easy Shrimp Chowder Recipe

This is easily my family's favorite chowder. The recipe is quite simple to make and doesn't need to simmer for long.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash seafood seasoning, optional
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 4 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1 can (6 ounces) small shrimp, drained
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the potatoes, onions, water, salt and seafood seasoning if desired; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until potatoes are tender.
  • 2. Stir in the milk, evaporated milk and cheese; heat until cheese is melted. Add the shrimp, butter and parsley; heat through. Yield: 6 servings.