Fish Chowder in Cape Cod

Carol Junkins

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@CarolAJ

Well everyone loves fish chowder down here in Old Cape Cod and we like to add extras in as well such as corn, green beans, peas, etc. But it is delish as is !
I use evaporated milk alot.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 lb
salt pork, cut into chunks ~ or bacon fat for frying
1 c
diced potatoes
4 c
of water or more if needed
1 c
milk
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 large
onion, cut up
1/4 lb
butter
2
bay leaves
1
small haddock, cod or hake, cut into small pieces
paprika to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Fry out the onion in the salt pork or bacon fat until it is lightly colored.
Remove salt pork.
2
Add fish, potatoes, bay leaves, and enough water to cover.
Cook until done, about 15 minutes.
3
Mix flour in milk , stirring well to avoid lumps (or shake in a bottle until smooth).
Add to fish carefully , stirring slowly.
Simmer gently for 5 minutes.
Sprinkle with paprika if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chowders
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy