Mushroom and Prawns Chowder

Mushroom and Prawns Chowder Recipe

Chowder is a seafood or vegetable stew having its origin in USA. Check out this special recipe and enjoy cooking

Cooking time
20 min
Preparation time
20 min



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For Vegetable Broth



  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 leeks, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 potato, chopped into large chunks
  • 1/3 cup mushrooms, chopped in half
  • 3 cloves whole garlic
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 8 cups water
  • dash salt and pepper



For Chowder



  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon  Saffola oil
  • 1/2 cup carrot chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup celery chopped
  • 2 tablespoons wheat flour
  • 1 pound medium peeled and deveined prawns
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice

How to make Mushroom and Prawns Chowder

For the Veg Broth


  • Place all ingredients in a large pot and bring to a boil
  • Reduce heat and simmer for at least an hour
  • Strain out the vegetables and remove the bay leaves
  • This broth can be used as a base for soups, gravies and more


For Chowder


  • Pour broth into a 2-cup glass measure. Microwave at MEDIUM-HIGH 1 minute
  • Combine broth, thyme, and black pepper in a large saucepan over medium-high heat, and simmer
  • Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add Saffola oil to pan, swirl to coat. Add carrot, onion, and celery, sauté for 3 minutes or until tender
  • Add flour, stirring with a whisk. Stir carrot mixture and shrimp into broth mixture; cover and simmer 5 minutes
  • Stir in almond cream; cover and simmer 4 minutes

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It's yummy

Jul 31, 2015

Average: 4 (1 vote)
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