Tempo Seafood Chowder

Tempo Seafood Chowder

This rich and creamy chowder features local haddock, shrimp, scallops and bacon – each spoonful offers a hearty bite of Nova Scotia’s finest ingredients.

You can find chef Andy Camm’s seafood chowder on the menu at Tempo Food + Drink, or you could try his recipe at home and share your chowder with us at #ChowderWeek.

Serves 8


4 strips bacon, chopped
2 stalks celery, diced
1 large onion, diced
2 potatoes, peeled, diced
1  bay leaves
1 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
1 tbsp thyme, dried
4 cups fish stock
 2 cups milk, 2%
 1 cup cream, 18%
 1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
1/2 lb haddock
 1/2 lb scallop, pcs.
 1/2 lb shrimp meat

Use local seafood from  Aquaprime Mussel RanchArichat Seafood MarketClearwater SeafoodsEvan’s Seafoods & RestaurantFisherman’s Market International or Masstown Market.
Use local bacon from Meadowbrook Meat Market or The Pork Shop.


  1. Saute bacon until half cooked.
  2. Add butter, mirepoix and cook until glossy.
  3. Add flour.  Cook another 5 minutes.
  4. Add fish stock, stirring to remove lumps.
  5. Add milk and cream.  Simmer 10 min.
  6. Add seafood and fish.  Season.
  7. Simmer another 2-3 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and cool.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe provided by: Chef Andy Camm, Tempo Food + Drink

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