Dairy Free Seafood Chowder

Dairy Free Seafood Chowder

Dairy free chowder exists! This soup is creamy & delicious as well as dairy free! Pack it with your favorite seafood & enjoy a bowl of comfort.


  • 1 tbl avocado oil
  • 1 diced onion
  • 1 cup diced carrot
  • 4 cups diced white sweet potato, divided
  • 1 cup clam juice or seafood broth
  • 2 cans coconut milk, with the coconut water from one can reserved
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbl fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt
  • 11.5 lbs mixed seafood
  • Bunch of green onions, chopped with green ends reserved for garnish


  1. In a large pan over low heat, soften the onions and carrots in the avocado oil, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add 2 cups of the diced sweet potato to the pan along with the onions and carrots. Pour in the clam juice and 1 can of the coconut milk. Remove the cream from the 2nd can of coconut milk and add to the pan. Reserve the remaining coconut water. Add the bay leaves, thyme and salt. Increase the heat to a low simmer.
  3. In a separate smaller pan filled 2/3 full of water, add the other 2 cups of potato and boil until tender.
  4. Drain the sweet potatoes and add them to a blender with the reserved coconut water. Blend until smooth.
  5. Add the pureed sweet potato to the soup pot, stirring to combine and bring the pan back to a simmer.
  6. Add the white parts of the green onions to the pan as well as the seafood. Simmer until cooked through. Remove the bay leaves.
  7. Serve garnished with the green onion tops.