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Chunky Smoked Haddock Chowder

Chunky Smoked Haddock ChowderRecipe courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound smoked haddock or cod, skinned and cubed
2 tablespoons butter
3 shallots, chopped
4 slices bacon, chopped
3 cups vegetable broth
1 pound broccoli florets
1 pound turnips, peeled and cubed
2/3 cup créme fraîche
1 small French baguette
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
4 ounces Gruyére cheese, shredded

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat butter in a large pan. Add shallots and bacon and cook 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Add broth, broccoli and turnip. Cook for 10 minutes, or until the vegetables start to soften.
  3. Add fish and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the créme fraîche and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Preheat broiler.
  5. Spread the sliced bread with the mustard and top with the shredded cheese. Broil 3 to 4 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbling.
  6. Serve chowder hot with a few slices of the bread.

Makes 4 servings.

Tip: Chowder can be puréed and frozen up to 4 weeks.

"From sea to plate, Seafish delivers expert knowledge, skills and support which help the UK seafood industry secure a sustainable and profitable future."

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority