As with a low-carb version of a Bacon Chicken Chowder I posted earlier this year, the recipe presented herein meets the culinary definition of a chowder in that it consists of vegetables and protein in a creamy broth thickened with a roux (actually in this case, a slurry). However, this is a far more traditional
In the strictest interpretation of culinary terms, a chowder is a classification of soup that contains large chunks of protein and vegetables in a cream-based broth. In the northeast, hearty seafood and clam chowders with diced potatoes are common. In the southwest, chowders are made with choirzo, chicken and very often, corn instead of potatoes.