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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Better Than Chris' Chowder

1 stick butter (1/2 cup)
3/4 cup carrots, sliced
2 cup celery, sliced
2 cup green onion, chopped
1/2 cup sweet green bell pepper, chopped
1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
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 parsley, chopped
1 pound shrimp, cooked and peeled
1 pound crabmeat, special or lump
6 tablespoons sherry
  salt, pepper, Tabasco and cayenne pepper to taste

Melt butter in large soup pot. Add all vegetables and sauté 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.

6 servings

Look for "Fresh from Florida" ingredients at your grocery store.

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