Le Caveau Seafood Chowder

6 to 8 people
Recipe By:
Jason Lynch
Le Caveau Restaurant at Grand Pré Winery


8 Medium Scallops, cut in half
½ lb Cooked Lobster
1 cup Chicken Stock
3 cups Water
½ cup Cream
4 Slices of Potato Bread
2 Cloves Garlic
4 tbsp Ground Almonds
2 Green Onions, thinly sliced
½ cup Toasted Slivered Almonds
Pinch Smoked Paprika
Sea Salt and White Pepper


Break up the bread and soak in cream for 20 minutes.

Bring stock and water to a boil in medium pot and then reduce to a simmer. Add the soaked bread and cream, puree well with a hand blender. Add almonds and finely chopped garlic. Season to taste with sea salt and white pepper.

Add scallops to the chowder and simmer for 2 minutes.

To serve, place cooked lobster in the bottom of individual serving bowls and ladle chowder on top. Garnish with slivered almonds, green onions and smoked paprika. Serve right away.

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Le Caveau Seafood Chowder