New England Fish Chowder

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: minutes
Serving Size: 20



  • Skin and bone the fish. Cut the fish meat into 2-inch pieces and set aside.
  • Place the head and backbone in a saucepan. Cover with 2 cups of the water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Strain and reserve liquid.
  • In a soup pot, cook the salt pork until all fat is rendered.
  • Add the onion and cook until softened.
  • Add the potatoes and cover with the remaining 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook over moderately low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add the fish pieces and the strained liquid. Cover and simmer for 10 more minutes.
  • Just before serving, add the butter, milk, crackers, and salt and pepper. Heat through and serve in warmed bowls.

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Serving Size: 20
Servings: Serves 20
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* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.