Chef Julius’s Chilean Seafood Chowder Includes Slatherin’ Sauce


Over the last three years, Slatherin’ Sauce has captured the culinary imaginations of numerous chefs. Chef Julius is one of the chefs who consistently develops interesting and super creative ideas incorporating Slatherin’ Sauce. His recent participation in the 2nd Annual Chowdah Fest earned his chowder recipe accolades and the recognition as the Fan Favorite. The Chowdah Fest is an annual event which according to the event’s Facebook page brings together:

Chicago chefs …for the ultimate chowder battle!
{And… for a great cause, to raise funds for the Sea Scouts youth sailing program}

Thank you Chef Julius for including Slatherin’ Sauce in your chowder. With your permission, we’re sharing the recipe for your Chilean Seafood Chowder with Merken.


 Chef Julius’ Chilean Seafood Chowder with Merken

4-6 cups of Mushroom Stock
1 can of Nurture Foods Garbanzo Beans (drained)
4 medium shallots (diced)
1 leek (thinly sliced- white and light green part only)
3 oz sun-dried tomatoes (thinly sliced)
¼ cup roasted garlic
2Tb Local Folks Foods Stone Ground Mustard
3Tb Chilean Olive Oil
½ cup tomato puree
3oz Slather Brand Foods Slatherin’ Sauce
½ cup Mae Ploy Sweet Chili Garlic Sauce
½ cup Chilean Sauvignon Blanc wine
1 cup heavy cream
2Tb Sabor Rojo chile merken
3oz Epicurean Gourmet Porcini Sage Butter
8 oz Chilean Sea bass (cut into 1in pieces)
4oz Pollock
4oz Turbot
4oz Cod
8-10oz Little Neck Sea Clams (drained)
3oz Razor Clams (chopped)
1TB Lavender honey
Chef Julius’ Salt and Pepper to taste


In a large stock pot or Dutch oven, bring the mushroom stock to a low boil.

In a sauté pan on medium heat, add 2TB olive oil (1min), shallots (2min), leeks, sundried tomatoes, roasted garlic, 1tsp merken and sauté 3-5min

Add the mix to the mushroom stock. Return the pan to the heat. Add the additional olive oil.

Add the cod and sea bass to the oil, season w/ salt & pepper. Only sauté for 1-2min. Add the mix to the stock pot.

Increase heat on stock pot to med-high.  Add tomato puree, Sweet Chili Garlic Sauce, mustard, wine, merken, Pollock, garbanzo beans and turbot.

Cook at this level for 15-20min. Lower heat back to medium, add clams, 1tsp salt, 1 TB pepper. Cook at this level for 20min.

Next add cream and Porcini Sage butter (be sure butter is cold), honey and Slather Sauce. Let cook on low for 30-45min. Salt and pepper to taste…serve hot & ENJOY!

For vegetarian version, simply remove the fish

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