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Instant Pot Clam Chowder in a blue bowl
Instant Pot Clam Chowder (Gluten-Free)
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Time to pressure
12 mins
Total Time
29 mins

Craving clam chowder? Make this homemade Instant Pot Clam Chowder in just 30 minutes. It's hearty, delicious and the perfect comfort food. Made with real food ingredients and gluten free.

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: clam chowder
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 420 kcal
Author: Don't Mess With Mama
  • 4 cans chopped clams 6.5 oz cans)
  • 1/2 lb bacon
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 4 tbsp arrowroot powder
  • 8 medium-sized potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 tsp Himalayan or sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 4 cups half and half
  1. Turn Instant Pot on to saute mode and cook bacon and onions until bacon has browned.

    bacon and onions cooking in a pot
  2. Add clams and potatoes to the mixture.

    clams and potatoes in a pot
  3. Add arrowroot powder and stir together.

    potatoes, clams, arrowroot and cornstarch in a pot
  4. Add water and seasonings. Mix well.

    a pot with water, clams and potatoes
  5. Put the lid on the Instant Pot and turn pressure valve to sealing. Set for a manual-high time of 3 minutes. Allow for a quick pressure release when the time has completed.

  6. Add half and half and turn on saute mode to heat through. Add additional salt and pepper as needed, to taste.

    pouring half and half into clam chowder
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Clam Chowder (Gluten-Free)
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 420 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 64mg21%
Sodium 703mg31%
Potassium 1113mg32%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 439IU9%
Vitamin C 26mg32%
Calcium 200mg20%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.