Trudy's Fish Chowder Recipe

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Trudy's fish chowder

Lucille Hoerle


Even people that do not like fish seem to enjoy this delicious chowder. My dear friend, Trudy, gave me this recipe many years ago and I have made it many, many time and love to serve it to company. Trudy's one son always asks her to make this for his birthday since he was a teenager.

The ingredients were hit and miss for me because my friend did not have an exact recipe but this is really close to her original recipe.

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15 Min


3/4 c
chopped celery
1 medium
chopped onion
2 Tbsp
4 c
chicken broth
1 large
peeled potato, cubed
1/2 lb
mild white fish
1/2 lb
small scallops or shrimp
1 pt
half and half cream

Directions Step-By-Step

Saute celery, onions and garlic in butter until soft. Remove garlic and add 2 Tbsp. flour and mix into a roux. Add 4 cups of chicken broth (boullion) to mixture and small diced raw potatoes. Cook until potatoes are soft.

Add fish - small pieces of white fish, scallops and or shrimp to taste. Heat only until done. Add 1 pint of light cream or half and half and simmer until warm.

All ingredients are to taste and it comes out great everytime.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Fish Soups
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #Garlic, #Cream, #onions, #celery