Seafood Chowder In Air Fryer

Smoky Seafood Chowder

Main Course

Smoky Seafood Chowder

Smoky Seafood Chowder


  • 1 slice thick-cut smoked bacon
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 1 stick celery
  • 120 ml white wine
  • 220 g potatoes
  • 450 ml vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper
  • 220 g fresh clams or mussels
  • 60 ml Water
  • 225 g thick white fish
  • 100 g frozen or fresh sweet corn
  • 100 ml double cream
  • 120 g hot-smoked salmon
  • 120 g medium prawns
  • Chopped chives and crusty bread for serving


  1. Select Sauté on the Instant Pot and add the bacon. Cook until the bacon is crispy and almost all the fat has rendered, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel–lined plate. Add the onion and celery and cook, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon and scraping up any browned bits, until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes. Add 60ml of the wine and cook for 1 minute. Press the Cancel button to reset the program.
  2. Add the potatoes, bacon, stock, and 1 teaspoon salt to the pot. Lock the lid and select Pressure Cook and set the cook time for 7 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, arrange the clams/mussels in a single layer in a medium sauté pan and pour in the remaining wine and the water. Place over medium-low heat, cover, and steam until the clams open, 5–10 minutes. Drain the liquid and discard any clams that failed to open. Set aside.
  4. When the Instant Pot program has finished, let the pressure release naturally for 15 minutes, then quick release any remaining pressure.
  5. Press the Cancel button to reset the program. Carefully remove the lid and select Sauté again. Add the fish and corn and bring the broth to a simmer. Add the cream and simmer until well combined, about 3 minutes. Press the Cancel button to reset the program.
  6. Add the salmon, cooked clams, and shrimp, and let cook in the hot broth until the shrimp are pink, about 1 minute. Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed.
  7. To serve, ladle the chowder into bowls, top with chives and freshly ground black pepper, and accompany with slices of crusty bread.

Main Course

Instant Pot, Seafood