9 Reviews

Very rich and creamy, this is the recipe my mom made over the years. Mom did not use the wine vinegar but did add 1/2 teaspoon sugar. Notes: Two cans minced clams will replace the one pound, and 3/4 cup flour should be listed as an ingredient only once. Also, four ounces additional clam juice will provide this chowder with needed flavor.

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Deb's Recipes October 09, 2009

Delicious! Made it using minced clams and added 1 jar of extra clam juice. Also reduced the red wine vinegar to 1 TBSP. Best clam chowder recipe I've tried!

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mommyluvz2cook February 08, 2012

I grew up in Utah, and Bratten's Chowder has always been our family"s favorite. For those of you who are reluctant to add the vinegar. please give it a try. It is what makes it so unique and delicious. Now we've moved to Arizona, and are passing the Bratten's recipe around here to our friends. It's absolutely the BEST clam chowder ever! Also, for those worried about calories, I use less butter and FAT FREE 1/2 and 1/2. Still tastes great!

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Kiltie January 14, 2011

i so miss bratten's cove...the one that was in bountiful, utah...going to try this for sure...then i'll give stars

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pigtailone May 27, 2010

Remade again on 9/10/07 and came out absolutely Fabulous. But I did leave out that extra 3/4 cup of flower that is on the recipe. Thank you for a recipe I will make over and over. 9/13/2006 This recipee was delicious when finished, but I did run into a couple of oops's. I drained the juice from the clams then I poured the clams over the vegies... then I added the 1 and 1/2 cups flour like the recipee says, and well that became a nice chunky mess:) But after I redid some of those mistakes and went and bought clam juice, it turned out really good. Thank You.

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NicoleRenee September 10, 2007

I have eaten this at the Bratten's that was in Bountiful,Utah and have made this recipe for about 25 years. It is delicious and easy to make. The only failure I have had was putting a little too much water over the potatoe mixture. My recipe doesn't have the wine vinegar but will try it. Thanks for posting.

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xidmary September 01, 2006

Wonderful! Easy to make and tasted great. The whole family enjoyed this recipe.Thank you for sharing.

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layla #2 August 17, 2006

great recipe, thank you! I was looking for a recipe like this one for a long time. I used milk instead of half and half and it still tasted great.

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ellsp November 16, 2005

I was so excited to find this recipe. This restaurant is the only place we would go when I was a kid when visiting Salt Lake city. Thank you so much for sharing. It has always been my favorite clam chowder and I can't wait to try the recipe.

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skarimom from Idaho November 09, 2005
Bratten's Clam Chowder - Copycat