A simple and good basic recipe for fish chowder.
4 potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
1 onion, chopped
3 celery ribs, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
3 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
1 bay leaf
3 tablespoons butter
1 pound sole fillets, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
- In a large kettle, add potatoes, onion, celery ribs, garlic and carrots. Add bay leaf (remove before serving). Cover with water and bring to a boil, then simmer until vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.
- Add butter and fish. Continue cooking until the fish flakes easily, about 10 minutes.
- Add milk, parsley, salt and pepper. Heat thoroughly before serving.
Makes 4 servings.