Shrimp Chowder

Creamy and yummy, and very easy to make.

Shrimp Chowder Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Shrimp Chowder for 4 servings:

  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/3 cup finely diced onion
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, diced
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed potatoes
  • 1/2 pound frozen cooked shrimp, thawed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Shrimp Chowder Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Shrimp Chowder easily:

  1. 1 In a large stock pot saute celery and onions in margarine.
  2. 2 Add cream cheese and milk; and stir over low heat until cream cheese is completely melted.
  3. 3 Add potatoes, shrimp, dry white wine and salt. Heat thorough, stirring occasionally and then serve.


  • Partner Tip
  • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 400 calories; 27.1 grams of fat; 16.4 grams of carbohydrates; 21.9 grams of protein; 181 milligrams of cholesterol; 722 milligrams of sodium.

  1. May 1st 2010

    i kept the ingredients the same, but cooked it in different order. After the onions, I added the potatoes and upped the broth to 2 cups. Cooked the potatoes for 15 minutes until tender, tur ...

  2. Jan 6th 2008

    This recipe is AMAZING! I was always threatened by the daunting task of making chowders as I have heard numerous times that it was tough to master a good chowder. Anyway, I found this reci ...

  3. Feb 6th 2004

    This was great-My kids even loved it!! I changed a few things I boiled the cubed potatoes in chicken stock until fork tender I used 3 cup of potatoes-like others added 1 tablespoon of Old Ba ...

  4. Jun 4th 2003

    Excellent chowder!! I used a little more celery and added some minced garlic and dried parsley (to taste) to the saute. I also used a little more potatoes (pre-cooked), which meant I had to ...

  5. May 26th 2003

    This was great! I cubed and boiled the potatoes before adding them. It would be hard to cook raw potatoes in this without burning the milk... Also I used cracked pepper and bayleaves. In ...

  6. Feb 16th 2003

    delicious recipe, great for the cold weather!I used a half pound of large shrimp and cut them in half. I also added about 2T. parsley to the butter when i sauteed the onions and celery. B ...

  7. Jan 12th 2003

    This is a yummy, super easy recipe! I went to the seafood counter at the store and got the broken cocktail shrimp which worked just as well and I didn't need to thaw. It does need old bay ...

  8. Sep 16th 2002

    I thought it was bland so I added a can of chicken broth,3 shakes of garlic powder, 1 bay leaf, 3 pinches of chili powder, instead of wine I used 3 tbs of sherry, shakes of tobasco, and slig ...

  9. Sep 5th 2002

    This recipe was ablsolutely fabulous! My husband had recently had a "shrimp soup" as he called it. So I set out to make what he described. This was better than he had! The first time I made ...