Slow Cooker Clam Chowder

Prep time: 20 mins

Cook time: 7 hrs

Servings: 7-8


51 ounces ocean clams (3 lbs, large can)

46 ounces ocean clam juice (large can)

1⁄2-3⁄4 lb salt pork

1 large white onion, chopped fine

2 bay leaves

3 -4 large potatoes, peeled and cube

3⁄4 teaspoon black pepper

3 cups half-and-half

4 tablespoons cornstarch


  • In a skillet saute the salt pork(cut into cubes).
  • Add chopped onions last few minutes and fry with pork.
  • Put all ingredients in a 6 qt crock pot EXCEPT milk and corn starch.
  • Cover and cook approximately 6-7 houirs in a slow cooker.
  • During the last half hour mix cold half and half with the corn starch.
  • add to crock pot slowly mixing well.
  • Cook for another half hour.
  • Goes well with white wine and French bread.