November 20, 2017 5:25 pm

Recipe: Vietnamese clam chowder

Chef Thompson Tran from the Wooden Boat Food Company joins us in the kitchen with his hearty Vietnamese twist on a traditional clam chowder.


Thompson Tran of Wooden Boat Food Company prepares Vietnamese clam chowder


3oz can Ocean Wise minced clams
½ cup minced onion
½ cup diced celery
½ diced carrots
1 cup cubed potatoes
¼ cup butter
¼ cup all-purpose flour
½ L whipping cream
1 cup stock
TT Salt
TT pepper

Vietnamese flavouring options. Use 2 or more ingredients below

Fish Sauce
3 cloves garlic, crushed lightly fried
1 stalk lemongrass pounded
1 tbsp crushed ginger

Fish Sauce tips

Treat as a seasoning as you would salt; use sparingly
Balance with sweet, sour, and spice
Choose ones that are pure without additives and preservatives

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