Shrimp Chowder

A creamy chowder perfectly seasoned with marjoram and nutmeg.

Shrimp Chowder

Ingredients

  • 45 g (3 Tablespoons) light butter spread
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 onion, peeled, halved
  • 1 carrot, halved
  • 1 pinch marjoram
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 480 ml (2 cups) chicken stock
  • 225 g (8 ounces) shrimp, uncooked
  • 240 ml (1 cup) milk

Directions

  1. Place butter, celery, onion, carrot, marjoram, nutmeg, lemon juice, and chicken broth into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 4.
  4. Blend for 10 seconds.
  5. Pour into a 4-liter pan and simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Add shrimp. Cook for 5 minutes or until shrimp is no longer pink.
  7. Add milk and maintain temperature.
  8. Serve immediately.

Notes

Chef's Note: The chowder can be puréed to make into a bisque.