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Maine Fish Chowder

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  Salt pork 1 (A 2 Inch Cube)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Potatoes 4 Cup (64 tbs), cubed or sliced
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Haddock/Cod 4 Pound (With Bone)
  Water 5 Cup (80 tbs) (As Required)
  Milk 1 Quart
  Pepper To Taste

Cut salt pork into tiny cubes and cook in a large pot until light golden; remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
Discard all but about 1 tablespoon of the fat.
Add onion and cook over low to medium heat until soft.
Add potatoes and salt to the kettle.
Place fish on top of potatoes, and add enough water to cover potatoes and steam fish.
Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until both fish and potatoes are done. (Remove bone from fish, which can be done easily after fish has cooked.)
When fish flakes easily into large pieces and potatoes are done, add milk and correct seasonings.
Top with pork cubes.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3342 Calories from Fat 767

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g131%

Saturated Fat 35 g175.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1171.8 mg390.6%

Sodium 8212.4 mg342.2%

Total Carbohydrates 246 g82%

Dietary Fiber 24.7 g98.6%

Sugars 66 g

Protein 398 g795.5%

Vitamin A 40.4% Vitamin C 340.6%

Calcium 183.7% Iron 152.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Maine Fish Chowder Recipe