Slow Cooker Fish Chowder

Slow Cooker Fish Chowder

Slow Cooker Fish Chowder
It’s always nice to have a seafood-based slow cooker recipe and chowders fit the bill nicely. This one is fish-based; I have used cod but feel free to try tilapia, red snapper, haddock or grouper.
    Servings
    4people
    Cook Time
    LOW 4- 4 ½ hours
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    Servings
    4people
    Cook Time
    LOW 4- 4 ½ hours
    Meal Plan
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    Ingredients
    • 3-4 slices bacon, diced
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 4 medium red potatoes, cubed into 1/2” pieces
    • 1/2teaspoon sea salt
    • 1/4teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1/4cup all-purpose flour or arrowroot
    • 1pound white fish filets (halibut, tilapia, catfish, haddock, etc.), cut into bite size pieces
    • 3/4cup whole milk or cream
    • 2tablespoon butter
    Instructions
    1. Brown the diced bacon in a medium skillet over medium high heat until crispy (reserve one tablespoon of oil in the skillet). Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon to a plate covered in a paper towel. Set aside.
    2. Add the onions to the reserved oil and sauté for 2 minutes until onions are soft and translucent.
    3. Transfer the bacon, onions, potatoes, 1 ½ cups water, salt and pepper to the slow cooker.
    4. Cover and cook on LOW for 3 ½ - 4 hours.
    5. In a small bowl combine the flour with 3 tablespoons of milk until flour is dissolved. Remove lid, whisk in the flour mixture and add in the fish and remaining ingredients (through butter). Stir well, replace lid and cook an additional 30 minutes or until fish is opaque and cooked through. Taste and adjust for seasoning with salt and black pepper, as needed.
    Recipe Notes

    This would be the perfect soup to serve in a bread bowl. I suggest sourdough bread. Try finding large sourdough rolls and scoop out the inside (reserve for dunking in the soup).

    Other than a good loaf of bread all you would need is a side salad to go with this nourishing soup.

    Add in a cup or two of sweet yellow corn for some color and additional sweetness.

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