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Creamy Fish Chowder

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  Skinless boneless cod/Haddock/ orange roughy fillets 1 Pound (Fresh/Frozen)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Peeled cubed potato 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped green sweet pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fat free milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Snipped parsley 1 Tablespoon

Thaw fish, if frozen.
Rinse fish; pat dry with paper towels.
Cut fish into bite-size .pieces.
In a large saucepan cook onion in hot margarine over medium heat about 5 minutes or until tender.
Stir in flour.
Add water all at once; stir until smooth.
Stir in the potato, celery, sweet pepper, bay leaf, salt, and black pepper.
Bring just to boiling; reduce heat.
Simmer, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes or until potato is nearly tender.
Stir in milk and fish.
Bring just to boiling; reduce heat.
Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
Stir in parsley.
Remove bay leaf before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1189 Calories from Fat 259

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.8%

Saturated Fat 5.7 g28.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 204.4 mg68.1%

Sodium 1543.5 mg64.3%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g41.2%

Dietary Fiber 11.8 g47.4%

Sugars 34.4 g

Protein 109 g218.6%

Vitamin A 60.4% Vitamin C 196.7%

Calcium 77.9% Iron 45.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Fish Chowder Recipe