Microwave clam chowder

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 slices Bacon slices -- cut 1/2 in.
Pieces
2 cans Clams, canned -- 6 1/2 oz
Each
Chopped
1½ cup Potatoes -- raw peel, diced
⅓ cup Chopped onion
2 tablespoons All-purpose flour
1½ cup Milk -- divided
½ teaspoon Salt
1 dash Pepper
1 teaspoon Butter or margarine
Minced fresh parsley

In a covered 2 qt. microwave-safe dish, cook bacon on high for 4-5 min. or until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to drain; set aside.

Drain clam juice into the drippings. Stir in potatoes and onion.

Cover and cook on high for 8-10 min. or until potatoes are tender, stirring once or twice. Stir flour into ¼ cup of milk; add to potato mixture. Stir in salt, pepper and remaining milk. Cover and cook on medium for 6 min. stirring once or twice. Let stand for 3-5 min. Stir in clams and butter. Garnish with bacon and parsley. Yield: 4 servings. (1 quart).

Recipe By : Taste Of Home

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