McKelvie’s Nova Scotia Seafood Chowder

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This chowder from McKelvie’s is filled with all the goodness of delicious seafood, fresh herbs and a creamy base. Make some today, take a picture, and tag it #ChowderWeek for your chance to win tickets to Sip n’ Shuck on January 29, 2016!


2 1/2 oz  butter
1/4 cup  onion
1/4 cup  celery
1/4 cup  carrot
1 cup  diced potato
2 1/2 oz  flour
4 cups  fish stock
1/4 tbsp  fresh rosemary
1/4 tbsp  white pepper
1/4 tbsp  garlic powder
1/4 tsp  dried oregano
2 1/2 cups  18% cream
6 oz  salmon pieces
6 oz  haddock pieces
4 oz  baby shrimp


1. Sweat onion, celery, carrot and potato in butter until softened
2. Add flour, mix and cook for 5-10 minutes
3. Start adding fish stock 1-2 cups at a time, stirring and letting thicken between batches
4. Add spices and cream, bring back to a simmer and add seafood
5. Cook for about 10 minutes more, add salt to taste and enjoy!

Recipe provided by: McKelvie’s Restaurant & Bar

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