Alaskan Halibut Chowder
- 4 oz. diced bacon
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 6 cups fish stock
- 4 potatoes, peeled and diced
- 1 cup diced celery
- 1 lbs Alaska halibut, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp sugar
- 3 Tbsp water
- 2 1/2 cups light cream or half-and-half
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp ground white pepper
In large stockpot, sauté bacon until lightly browned; drain excess fat. Add onions and cook until onions are tender.
Add stock, potatoes and celery; bring to boil. Cover and reduce to simmer; cook until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.
Stir in halibut and cook 5 minutes.
Combine flour and sugar; whisk in water. Stir into stock mixture and cook until thickened.
Stir in cream; bring to boil and cook 3 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper.
Garnish with chopped chives or parsley.Makes 8
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