Fish and Bacon Chowder

Fish and Bacon Chowder


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This is a wonderful comfort food style dish, packed with bacon and fish it is thickened with potatoes and made creamy with condensed milk.


Serves: 8 

  • 500g sliced bacon
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 5 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 750g white fish fillets, cut into 2cm cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups (375ml) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup (250ml) whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

  1. Place bacon strips in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook bacon until crisp then remove to paper towels to drain.
  2. Drain oil from the saucepan reserving about 1 tablespoon. Set heat to medium and fry onions in the reserved bacon oil until tender; about 5 minutes.
  3. Add potatoes and fill saucepan with just enough water to cover them. Bring to a boil then cook until potatoes are almost tender; about 5 minutes.
  4. Add fish pieces, evaporated milk, whole milk and butter. Bring to a boil then simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into bowls and top with crumbled bacon pieces.

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