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Fish Chowder Recipe

Fish Chowder Recipe

The creamy, comforting flavor of her mother’s chunky seafood chowder nets compliments for Pat Gonet whenever she ladles it up in Wenham, Massachusetts.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 bacon strip, diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 medium potato, cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 1 haddock, halibut or cod fillet (6 ounces)
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2 teaspoons butter


  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute bacon and onion until tender. Add the water, potato, seafood seasoning, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; place fillet on top.
  • 2. Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Stir in milk and butter; heat through. Flake fish into pieces before serving. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 320 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 403 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat-free milk.

Reviews for Fish Chowder

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Reviewed Feb. 15, 2014

"I added 1 can clams for more flavor. Also added a little garlic. Soup was wonderful. I'm happy it only makes soup for two. It is easily doubled if I need more."

Reviewed Sep. 18, 2010

"This is the first fish chowder I have ever made. I used tilapia instead of the fish it called for and I added a little bit of garlic salt. My family ate it up!"

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