Keto Smoked Seafood Chowder

This Keto chowder is Amazing! Smokey and delicious with the added benefit of utilizing your slow cooker.

:: Ingredients

1/4 cup chicken stock or bone broth
5 cloves garlic, minced
1-2 jalapeños, coarsely chopped
1 shallot, diced
1 small leek, diced
3 ribs celery, diced
2 cups cauliflower florets
1 medium onion, chopped
2.5 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons sea salt
1 teaspoon black pepper

3 tins of smoked baby clams
1/2 pint keto smoked salmon or keto smoked hooligan
1 cup clam juice
1 cup chicken bone broth or fish head stock
1 pound thick cut bacon, diced and cooked semi-crisp
1 Tablespoon bacon drippings
10 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 teaspoon “21 seasoning salute”
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 Tablespoon fresh thyme

2 zucchini’s, chunky chopped

:: Garnish

celery, chopped
smoked gouda or mozzarella cheese… or both
scallions or chives… or both

:: Directions

  1. Set your slow cooker to low.
  2. Add chicken stock, garlic, jalapeños, shallot, leek, celery, cauliflower, onions, butter, salt and pepper. Cover, and cook on low for 1 hour.
  3. Add smoked clams, smoked fish, clam juice, bone broth or fish head stock and bacon with drippings. Stir to combine.
  4. Add cream cheese, heavy cream, and seasonings. Mix, mix, mix until all ingredients are incorporated.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 5.5-6 hours.
  6. Add the zucchini and cook just until zucchini is al dente… 10-15 minutes.
  7. Top with garnish and serve!

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