1 Unit Seapak Clam Strips
4 Slice Bacon, Chopped And Cooked Crisp, Renderings Reserved
1 Unit (20 Ounce) Package Precooked Diced Potatoes With Onions
1 tsp. Dried Thyme Or 2 Tsp Fresh Thyme Leaves
1/4 C All-purpose Flour
1 qt. Half And Half
Salt And Ground Black Pepper, To Taste


Prepare clam strips according to package directions and keep warm.
In a large saucepan over medium heat, add the bacon renderings and precooked potatoes with onions.
Stir in the thyme and flour. Stir, cooking for 1 minute. Slowly stir in the half and half and continue to cook until chowder becomes thick.
Add salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into bowls and top with clam strips. Garnish with thyme leaves if desired. Serve hot.
4 Servings