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Atlantic Fish Chowder

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  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped white of leek 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 Medium Sized, Use White Part Only)
  Chopped onions 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Diced peeled potatoes 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs) (Use 2 Medium Sized)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Cod fillets/Fillets of sole / halibut / haddock 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Fish stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bacon slices 2
  Cooked small shrimp 1⁄4 Pound
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Heavy cream/Medium cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon

Melt the 2 tbsp butter in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan.
Add the leeks and onions, stir to coat, and cook 4 minutes over moderate heat.
Stir in the potatoes and cook 1 minute, covered.
Mix in the flour, coating all the vegetables thoroughly.
Cut the fish fillets into 3/4" pieces.
Add to the vegetables, cook 1 minute.
Pour in the stock, salt, and pepper, stirring well to prevent lumps.
Cut the bacon into 1/2" pieces.
Bring it to the boil in a separate saucepan in water to cover.
Drain off the water, and add the bacon to the chowder.
Bring the chowder to the boil, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.
Do not overcook or the fish will disintegrate.
Slice the shrimps in half lengthwise and add to the chowder just at the end of the cooking time.
Scald the milk and cream together.
Combine with the chowder.
Taste, correct seasoning.
Pour into a tureen, swirl in the 1 tbsp butter, serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2417 Calories from Fat 1307

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 148 g228.1%

Saturated Fat 86.4 g432.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 974.7 mg324.9%

Sodium 5288.9 mg220.4%

Total Carbohydrates 81 g27.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.7%

Sugars 21 g

Protein 187 g373.9%

Vitamin A 146.2% Vitamin C 55.5%

Calcium 70.8% Iron 65.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Atlantic Fish Chowder Recipe