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instant pot chowder recipe
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Instant Pot Colorful Chowder with Clams and Shrimps

If you like seafood then this chowder soup with clams and shrimp is the one you’re looking for. This first course embodies everything one can dream of. You’ll be amazed at how well the ingredients blend and how perfect they combine in a bowl. Get ready to have a wide range of tastes in one plate and get your soup conception to another level.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American, World
Keyword: chowder, chowder soup, instant pot recipes, instant pot soup, seafood soup
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 593kcal
Author: YourFoodBuddy


  • instant pot


  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 3 small celery ribs
  • 2-3 medium potatoes
  • 2 small bay leaves
  • 3 cups fish stock
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 1 cup clams
  • 2 cups shrimps
  • 1 cup bacon chopped
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Peel and chop the veggies in small cubes of equal sizes
  • Set the "fry" program on your instant pot
  • Chop the bacon and fry it in 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Take out the bacon when it’s all brown and set aside on a sheet of paper
  • Add the chopped veggies and let them become translucent, that will take about 7 minutes
  • Add 3 tablespoons of flour to the veggies and stir continuously for about 1 minute to form the roux
  • Add 2 cups of fish broth along with 1 tablespoon of fish sauce, 1 tablespoon of Sriracha sauce, and 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • Change the instant pot program to “soup” and let all come to a boil. Continue by adding 1 cup of chopped clams, 1 cup of milk and 1/2 cup of heavy cream
  • Drop in the bay leaves and the thyme. Let it simmer for about 5 minutes
  • Add the shrimps and let them boil for no longer than 1 minute
  • Turn off the instant pot
  • Pour in a bowl and sprinkle the fried, chopped bacon and some chopped spring onion
  • Serve with pleasure


Calories: 593kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 250mg | Sodium: 2636mg | Potassium: 564mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3168IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 258mg | Iron: 3mg