Any form of sea life consumed by humans as food is seafood. It includes fish and shellfish. Shellfish is further classified into various sorts of echinoderms, mollusc and crustaceans. In the past, sea mammals like whales and dolphins were also consumed as food but humans these days refrain themselves from eating these mammals.
In North America, any fresh water organisms eaten by humans are called seafood. So, the entire aquatic life can be considered as seafood.
Seafood is a vital source of animal protein in the human body. They contain several nutrients and minerals which improve the brain functions and reproduction in human being. According to some medical research works, doctors have found out strong links between seafood and healthy hearts. A study mentions that including one seafood diet each week can reduce the risks of heart strokes by half. Most sea-foods contain less saturated fat and more Omega-3 fatty acids, which help in lowering the cholesterol level and triglycerides in the blood.
Some most common sea-foods meant for human consumption are fishes, clams, shrimps, crabs and lobsters. Among the various species of seafood, lobsters are known as ‘King of Seafood’. Maine lobster are considered best in quality In the America and worldwide, these lobsters are considered healthy and delicious by the lobster lovers. Maine lobsters are also known as American lobsters and procured from Atlantic coast of North America.
Maine lobsters or American lobsters are commonly prepared through boiling or steaming process. The hard-shell lobsters tend to survive away from water for up to two days whereas soft-shell lobsters cannot live beyond a few hours when kept out of water. Maine lobster and clam chowder Summer is slowly and gradually paving way for autumn to set in and certain to change the food trends.
People have switched to having warm soups, casseroles and other food products to keep themselves warm. When it comes to soup, how can you miss out on chowder? Though there are varieties of chowder recipes but the Maine lobster clam chowder is most popular among all. Chowder is mainly a thickened soup and usually eaten with crackers.
This dish is quite popular in New England and Atlantic Canada. If you love to eat seafood delicacies, this corn chowder will suite your taste buds. So, if you are planning to make this dish, you will require a few fine quality ingredients such as:
To prepare this dish, you need to follow below mentioned preparation method in the video.
2 leeks; diced
4 cloves garlic; minced
4 potatoes; cubed & in water
8 slices bacon; diced
500ml 35% cream
1C white wine
1 tbsp fennel seed; ground
2 c corn
1 tbsp tarragon
1 lemon; zest
1lbs lobster meat ( and juice)
Start with garlic with bacon and saute. Add in your leeks. Next, you will need to add potatoes and the potato liquid, fennel seeds and corn.
To add some zest, deglaze with wine. Next, you will need to add in some cream and of course the lobster juice.
Simmer for ½ hour. Cook until the potatoes are cooked through. Season to your taste. After all that, add in some chopped tarragon, lobster meat and heat until warmed through or desired heat.
The lobster corn chowder recipe can vary from place to place and person to person. Above all, this wholesome and delicious dish is perfect to serve hot in the winter and autumn season.
Mak Jones is a great foodie and loves to gorge on seafood delicacies. He has been working for more than 3 years in this field. He devours Maine lobster delicacies.
As the autumn is round the corner, he suggests eating Maine lobster corn chowder to keep oneself warm. To know more about his write-ups, you can connect with him on