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Creamy Shrimp Chowder with Bacon

Creamy Shrimp Chowder is a seafood soup loaded with vegetables like fennel, roasted red peppers, carrots, celery and onion.  It’s cooked in a creamy mushroom base giving it incredible umami flavor.

Creamy Shrimp Chowder with Bacon Ingredients and Substitutions

Season The Shrimp

Combine the shrimp and seasonings in a small bowl, then toss with the olive oil.  Set aside.


Cook The Bacon

Cook the diced bacon until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate.  Set aside.


Cook The Vegetables

Drain all but 2 tablespoons of the bacon grease from the pan. Cook the vegetables in the bacon grease until softened.


Add The Shrimp

Mix in the roasted red peppers and cornstarch, then add the shrimp.  Cook until the shrimp turn pink.


Finish The Broth

Add the cream cheese and mushroom broth. Cook until the shrimp are cooked through and the cream cheese is fully melted and blended into the soup.


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