Muriel's Award-Winning Seafood Chowder

Muriel's Award-Winning Seafood Chowder Recipe


  • ⅓ cup butter
  • 1 small diced onion
  • ⅓ lb. each chopped shrimp, scallops & scrod
  • 10 small cooked & diced red bliss potatoes (or substitute two 15 oz cans of cooked diced potatoes)
  • ½ gallon half & half
  • 1 tsp. salt & ½ tsp. pepper
  • 1 of Newport Chowder Company's "Secret Spice Pack"
  • ¾ cup flour
  • 1 ½ cups milk


  • In a medium size skillet, saute butter and onion. Add the seafood and Newport Chowder Company's "Secret Spice Pack," cook for 3-5 minutes. Set aside.
  • In a large pot combine half & half and potatoes, cook over medium heat.
  • Put flour in a bowl and slowly add milk, whisking constantly to make a smooth paste.
  • Add paste to large pot then add in seafood mixture.
  • Continue to cook all ingredients over medium heat for approx. 20-25 minutes, stirring frequently until soup begins to thicken.
  • Enjoy!

Prep Time: 

Total time: 40 minutes
Serves: 10-12 

Chef's Note: 

Feel free to substitute any seafood in this recipe.

Wondering how Newport Chowder Company began? It's all thanks to Muriel back in 1985. Check out our story here

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