Potato-Fish Chowder

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Atomic Girl Cooks

Source: Everyday Food. Cod is just a suggestion - use any fish you like!

Top Review by DinnerBelle

This is a wonderful, satisfying chowder that tastes rich while being reasonably low fat. My teenagers loved it as did my New England raised husband. I made three fairly minor changes to the recipe: I reserved the scallions for garnish and sauteed a chopped yellow onion with the celery instead of the scallion. Instead of clam juice I used water plus "Better than Boullion" brand lobster base and I used a can of evaporated skim milk instead of the milk because to me the evaporated milk adds body without fat. Thanks for posting, Atomic Girl.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat.
  2. Add scallions, celery, and garlic. Cook until tender (2-3 minutes).
  3. Add flour; stir to coat.
  4. Add clam juice and 2 cups water, whisking until smooth.
  5. Add potatoes, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat.
  6. Simmer until potatoes are cooked (about 10 minutes).
  7. Add fish; cover and cook until it flakes easily (about 8 minutes).
  8. Pour in milk; cook until heated through.
  9. Remove and discard bay leaf.
  10. Season with salt and pepper, and serve immediately.

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