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Old Country Fish Chowder

Type: Fish
Courses: Soup
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozButter or margarine
2   Leeks - chopped
1/2 cup 55g / 1.9ozChopped celery
1/4 cup 15g / 0.5ozFlour
2 cups 474mlMilk
1   Clam juice - (8 oz)
1 tablespoon 15mlTabasco brand Green Pepper Sauce
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlDried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlDried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1 lb 454g / 16ozFish fillets - cut 1" pieces
  = (cod, flounder, haddock or halibut)
2 cups 474mlCubed cooked peeled potatoes

Recipe Instructions

Melt butter in 4-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add leeks and celery; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently.

Stir in flour; cook 3 minutes. Gradually stir in milk and clam juice until smooth. Add Tabasco brand Green Pepper Sauce, basil, thyme, and salt.

Add fish and potatoes; cook over low heat 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily.

This recipe yields 6 servings.

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