Jfk's Fish Chowder

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by carrie sheridan

President Kennedy has a weak digestive tract and preferred blander, simpler, nourishing foods like this.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Simmer haddock in a fish-poaching pan for 15 minutes. Drain. Reserve fish, broth and bones.
  2. In a 10-inch skillet, saute diced pork until crisp. Remove pork with a slotted spoon and reserve.
  3. Saute onion in the pork fat until golden brown.
  4. Add fish (flaked), bones, potatoes, celery, bay leaf, salt and pepper.
  5. Pour in fish broth plus enough boiling water to make 3 cups of liquid and simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Add milk and evaporated milk and simmer for 5 minutes. Correct seasonings and remove bay leaf and ALL the bones.
  7. Add butter. Serve in a heated soup tureen and sprinkle top with salt pork.

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