cheddar fish shrimp potatoe chowder

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Renee VanderWagen
from Portsmouth, VA

Found and tried this recipe one winter and my Dad loved it! It was a nice change from regular baked fish and since it's a chowder it warmed us to up from shoveling snow too. Yum!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For cheddar fish shrimp potatoe chowder

  • INGREDIENT WITH STEPS BELOW - MAKES ABOUT 8 1-CUP SERVINGS.
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How To Make cheddar fish shrimp potatoe chowder

  • 1
    1 Med onion chopped 2 cloves garlic minced or pressed. 2 Tbsp light margarine 2 Tbsp flour 2 cups water 2 cups cubed peeled potatoes (about 1/2 lb) 1 cup sliced celery, or 1/2 tsp celery seed 1 carrot shredded 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 8 oz shredded cheddar cheese (2% milkfat)(more if you like cheesier) 1 lb cod fillets(OTHER FLAKY WHITE FISH - CATFISH, HALIBUT MAYBE EVEN TILAPIA) 1 can (4 oz) tiny shrimp, small bag frozen salad shrimp, or fresh small/med shrimp. (I usually use frozen) 2 cups skim milk (1 time I did not have celery or celery seed and i used cream of celery soup and added less flour, turned out good also)
  • 2
    Cook onions and garlic in margarine in 3-qt saucepan on medium heat until tender, stirring frequently.
  • 3
    Add flour; mix well. Gradually add water, stirring until well blended.
  • 4
    Add vegetables and seasonings; stir. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Simmer 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • 5
    Stir in cheese; cook until melted, stirring frequently. Add cod, shrimp and milk; cook until heated through and fish is cooked, stirring occasionally.(I sometiems bake/precook the fish and flake it apart in a bowl before adding it.)

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