Crab Chowder

1/4 Lb. Salt Pork - Diced

2 Tbsp Butter

1/4 Lb Smithfield Ham - Diced

1 Med Onion - Diced

1 Cup Celery - Diced

1 Small Green Pepper - Diced

1 Small Red Pepper - Diced

2 Tbsp Garlic - Minced

4 Cups Potatoes - Peeled & Diced

1/2 Tsp Thyme

1/4 Tsp Cayenne Pepper

1/2 Tsp Hot Sauce

2 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce

2 Cups Corn (Fresh or Frozen)

1 Bay Leaf

3 Cups Half and Half

Salt & Pepper to Taste

2-3 Lbs. Crab meat (Fresh is best)


In a heavy pot brown pork, remove pork and retain drippings

Add butter to pot and melt

Add ham, celery, peppers, onion and garlic - saute 3-5 min

Add Stock, potatoes, thyme, cayenne pepper, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaf and half & half to pot and cook until potatoes are just tender (20 min.)

Add corn and cook 15 min more

Add crabmeat and cook until heated

Garnish with parsley and serve