Hearty Pacific Chowder
A classic chowder with a tuna twist! We all love a creamy, hearty, and comforting chowder on any day of the week. Maximize all that flavour with Ocean’s Flaked White Albacore Tuna!
It’s a real game-changer in this tuna chowder recipe.
- 3 tbsp butter or margarine
- ½ cup onions, chopped
- 1 tbsp garlic, minced
- 1 can (311g) corn, drained
- ½ cup carrots, diced
- ½ cup celery, diced
- ½ cup red pepper, diced
- 3 tbsp flour
- 3 cups clam or vegetable broth
- 1 tsp dried thyme or dill
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup new red potatoes, cut in 1″ cubes
- 2 cans (142g)Ocean’s Baby Clams, drained and save juice
- 1 can (184g or 170g) Ocean’s Flaked Albacore Tuna, drained
- ½ cup light cream or milk
- 2 tbsp parsley, minced
- Melt the butter over medium heat in a dutch oven or large pot. Add the onions, garlic, carrots, celery . Sauté over medium heat until onions are soft and garlic is fragrant.
- Sprinkle mixture with flour and cook 1 minute.
- Add broth slowly, mixing with the flour to form a paste. Add thyme, corn, red pepper and potatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for approximately 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
- Add the clams, reserved clam juice, tuna and the cream. Bring to a boil. Adjust salt and pepper if necessary.
- Sprinkle with fresh parsley, and serve with a green salad or hearty bread.
Tips and Tricks
When reheating, take care not to bring to a boil.
Try adding bacon or specialty sausage to deepen flavour.
Use Pink or Sockeye Salmon instead of Tuna if you wish.
For an even more sustainable choice, use Ocean’s Pole & Line Solid White Albacore Tuna.