keto clam chowder

New England Clam Chowder

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: low carb soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 158kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
This low carb New England clam chowder replaces the high carb potatoes with daikon radish and lower carb coconut milk replaces the regular milk.
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  • 3 cups daikon radish cut in small cubes
  • 8 pieces no sugar bacon
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 celery stalks diced
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut milk
  • 16 ounces bottled clam juice
  • 1 teaspoon guar gum or xanthan gum
  • 20 ounces canned whole baby clams
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley


  • Steam the daikon for about 40 minutes or until tender. Set aside.
  • Chop bacon into small pieces and cook until crisp. Reserve 2 tablespoons of bacon grease. Drain bacon pieces and set aside on paper towels.
  • Fry celery in bacon grease until it starts to become soft. Add the garlic and spices. Stir and cook for about a minute. Stir in the liquid ingredients. Sprinkle in the guar gum. Cook until the mixture begins to simmer.
  • Add clams, daikon, bacon, and parsley. Heat again until just at a simmer.


Makes 12 servings
Carbs per serving: about 3g


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 414mg | Potassium: 42mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 600IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 1.3mg

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