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Florida Seafood Recipe

Shrimp and Crabmeat Chowder

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Ingredients  
1 stick butter
3/4 cup sliced carrots
3/4 cup sliced celery
3/4 cup chopped green onion
3/4 cup chopped sweet green bell pepper
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
3 ears roasted corn, roast corn on grill then cut kernels off cob
1/2 cup flour
3 cups half-and-half
2 cups whole milk
1 can chicken broth
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 pound cooked and peeled shrimp
1 pound special or lump crabmeat
6 tablespoons sherry
  salt, pepper, Tabasco and cayenne pepper to taste
 
Preparation  
Melt butter in large soup pot. Add all vegetables and saute until tender. Add flour and blend well. Add half-and-half, milk, chicken broth and then the rest of the ingredients. Slowly simmer until creamy.

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