New England Fish Chowder, Maine Style
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New England Fish Chowder, Maine Style

Yield: 4 servings



  1. In heavy kettle, fry pork until golden brown.
  2. Remove and save to add later.
  3. Saute onion until soft, but nut brown.
  4. Add 1/2 cup hot water and potatoes.
  5. Season well with salt and pepper.
  6. Cover and simmer until half done.
  7. About 5 minutes.
  8. Add fish.
  9. Thaw in package if frozen, and add juice.
  10. Season each layer well.
  11. Cover and simmer slowly until fish begins to separate into flakes.
  12. About 10 minutes.
  13. Fish juices makes more liquid, but water may be added if potatoes begin to stick to pan.
  14. If fish had skin on it, remove now.
  15. Add hot milk (for rich chowder use 1/2 cup cream or undiluted evaporated milk and 1 1/2 cups regular milk).
  16. Add salt pork cut or crumbled into small bits to float on top.
  17. Season to taste.
  18. Let stand at least 10 minutes to blend flavors.
  19. Flavor improves with age.
  20. .

Other Information

Author: Organization.Stout State College Home Economics Club Contributor: Person.Sharon Athrop

Source: Stout's Favorites (2020-03-07)

Category: Soup

Measure: avoirdupois

Ingredient: salt pork, onion, potato, fillet, milk, salt, pepper

Equipment: measuring cups, measuring spoons, stove, pot, knife

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