Fish Chowder in Cape Cod

Carol Junkins


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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15 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


  • 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
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 large
    onion, cut up
  • 1/4 lb
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1
    small haddock, cod or hake, cut into small pieces
  • ·
    paprika to taste

How to Make Fish Chowder in Cape Cod


  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.

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About Fish Chowder in Cape Cod

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

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