Old-Fashioned New England Fish Chowder Recipe
Adjust the flavor by adding a bay leaf or dried thyme along with the potatoes (discard bay leaf before serving). Or garnish each serving with chopped fresh parsley or crumbled cooked bacon.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:8 servings
- 1-1/2 cups sliced onions
- 4 tablespoons butter, divided
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
- 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1-1/4 cups milk
- 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
- 1 pound haddock fillets, cut into large chunks
- 1. In a large saucepan, saute onions in 2 tablespoons butter. Add the water, potatoes, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
- 2. Combine the flour and milk until smooth. Stir into potato mixture along with evaporated milk. Add fish and the remaining butter; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook 5-10 minutes longer or until fish is opaque. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
1 cup equals 262 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 534 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.
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