The Canteen Seafood Chowder
Mmmmmm. There’s nothing better than a warm bowl of chowder during the winter. This seafood chowder recipe will be sure to get rid of those winter blues in no time. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply need to try a new chowder – this is the recipe for you!
|8||strips bacon, chopped|
|3||ribs of celery, chopped|
|3||potatoes, washed and chopped (skin on)|
|1 cup (250ml)||corn (fresh or frozen)|
|3 cups (750ml)||chicken stock|
|1 cup (250ml)||Nova Scotia white wine|
|2 cups (500ml)||2% milk|
|1 can||clams (add the juice too!)|
|3 tins||smoked oysters|
haddock (or any fish you prefer)
|200g||smoked halibut or haddock|
|1 cup (250ml)||cold water shrimp|
|1 tbsp (15ml)||tarragon, chopped|
|salt & pepper|
- In a large pot, cook off the bacon with a little oil and add the onion, leek, celery and potato. Sweat for 5 minutes.
- Deglaze with the white wine and cook another 2 minutes. Add the chicken stock and the liquid from the clams and cook for 1/2 hour until the vegetables are soft.
- Add in the smoked fish (cut up) and the white fish. Cook for another 10 minutes and then add the remaining ingredients and heat through.
- Season with salt and pepper and garnish with fresh dill.
Local Source Guide:
Bacon: Meadowbrook Meat Market or The Pork Shop.
Local Produce: Noggins Corner Farm Market, Stirling Fruit Farms, Masstown Market or one of the many other Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Wine: Luckett Vineyards, L’Acadie Vineyards, Grand Pré Wines, Sainte-Famille Wines, Muwin Estate Wines or Devonian Coast Wineries
Local Seafood: Evan’s Seafood & Restaurant, Arichat Seafood Market, Clearwater Seafoods Ltd. or Fishermen’s Market
Recipe provided by: Chef Renée Lavallée, The Canteen