Seafood Chowder

I thought winter is almost over. And I’m so wrong about it. It’s been snowing for the last couples of days. Now we got at least a foot of snow on the ground. Temperature is stil dropping down. It’s so painful to be outside at this moment. I made some chowder tonight and it was a big hit. Everybody loves it. I hope you try this recipe. And tell me what you think.

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Seafood Chowder Ingredients

1 oz Butter
4 rasher of Bacon, finely chopped
1 large onion, finely chopped
4 potatoes, cut into small cubes
2 cups fish stock
1 bay leaf
1/2 cup milk
1 3 1/2 oz cans of baby clams, drained and chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1 cup cream
1 lb shrimp,
1 lb white fish, such as cods

PROCEDURE

Heat the butter in a large saucepan. Cooked the bacon and onions for 2-3 minutes or until softened. Stir in the potatoes. Cook further 2-3 minutes, then gradually add the fish stock. Add the bay leaf.

Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer covered, for 20 minutes, or until the potatoes is cooked. Then simmer for another 10 minutes uncovered, or until the soup is reduced and slightly thickened . Discard the bay leaf.

Add the fish and shrimp. Let it boil for 5 minutes or until the fish and shrimp cooked.

Add the milk, clams, parsley and cream. Stir to reheat but do not allow to soup to boil. Seasoned with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Serve with toasted bread. Enjoy!

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