Simple seafood chowder

Simple seafood chowder

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Cooking time

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

A chunky, creamy soup with salmon and smoked haddock, mixed shellfish and potatoes - a hearty meal

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
422
protein
41g
carbs
21g
fat
19g
saturates
6g
fibre
4g
sugar
9g
salt
2.3g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 100g streaky bacon, chopped
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 600ml fish stock, made from 1 fish stock cube
  • 225g new potatoes, halved
  • pinch mace
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 300ml milk
  • 320g pack fish pie mix (salmon, haddock and smoked haddock)
  • 4 tbsp single cream
  • 250g pack cooked mixed shellfish
  • small bunch parsley, chopped
  • crusty bread, to serve

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat, then add the onion and bacon. Cook for 8-10 mins until the onion is soft and the bacon is cooked. Stir in the flour, then cook for a further 2 mins.
  2. Pour in the fish stock and bring it up to a gentle simmer. Add the potatoes, cover, then simmer for 10-12 mins until the potatoes are cooked through.
  3. Add the mace, cayenne pepper and some seasoning, then stir in the milk.
  4. Tip the fish pie mix into the pan, gently simmer for 4 mins. Add the cream and shellfish, then simmer for 1 min more. Check the seasoning. Sprinkle with the parsley and serve with some crusty bread.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2012

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niedoszla's picture
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Very tasty and easy to make, I will definitely make it again :)

buffalo_girluk's picture
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So tasty! I added white wine and lots of tabasco instead of cayenne pepper which gave it a real kick. Couldn't get hold of mace but allspice worked well.

Will definitely make again!

valleybaker46's picture
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So yummy and full of flavour! Added more cayenne to give it a bit more kick. Everyone loved it and even wanted more! Served with garlic bread :-) Will deffo make again!

lorens_pin's picture
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Just finished this, was lovely! As we live in Holland and have no fish pie mix, we used a small cod fillet and one salmon fillet for 2 persons. Thoroughly enjoyed it and will definately make again.

edele222's picture

Made this for dinner today, it was gorgeous. It is easy to make and is so tasty!!!!

kirstienic's picture
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Very good - we all really enjoyed this.

winnietherat's picture
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Easy and very tasty. My favorite recipe by far.

ca9sbr's picture
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Simple to make and stunning flavour. Thoroughly enjoyed.

karinaminaya's picture
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Lovely flavour and very easy to prepare. My children aged 6, 4 and 1 loved it and I will make it again. I didn't have mace but the result was fantastic.

tilleyflipflop1's picture

This is delicious so easy and very tasty - you can get away with adding a bit more Cayenne pepper and giving it some spice- don't (unless you really like hot) do what i did and add over a teaspoon - read ingredients wrong trying to multi task too much! Even so was loved by everyone!

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