Snapper and Shrimp Chowder

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Snapper and Shrimp Chowder

Recipe for Snapper and Shrimp Chowder

This Snapper and Shrimp Chowder is great for lunch especially on a cold blustery winter day. We like to serve it with a green salad and sour dough bread. Snapper and Shrimp Chowder is definitely a comfort food.

INGREDIENTS for Snapper and Shrimp Chowder

  • 2 tbsp. (25mL) Butter or Margarine
  • ½ cup (125mL) chopped Onion
  • 1 Potato, peeled and diced
  • 2 stalks Celery, diced
  • 10 medium Mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 tbsp. (15mL) All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups (500mL) Chicken or Fish Stock
  • ½ lb. (250 g) skinless Pacific Snapper Fillets, * cut into chunks
  • 1 cup (250mL) light Cream
  • ¼ lb. (125 g) cooked Pacific Shrimp
  • ¼ cup (50mL) chopped fresh Parsley
  • 1 tsp. (5mL) dried Chervil
  • Salt and Pepper

METHOD for Snapper and Shrimp Chowder

In heavy saucepan, melt butter, add onion and potato; cook over medium heat until onion is tender. Add celery and mushrooms; cook 3-4 min., stirring occasionally. Sprinkle flour over and stir. Pour in stock, stir and bring to a boil. Simmer until potatoes are tender. Add snapper; cover; simmer 2-3 min. Stir in cream, shrimp, parsley, chervil, and salt and pepper to taste. Continue simmering until all ingredients are evenly heated and fish is cooked through. Serve immediately. Serves 6 as a starter course. Serves 3 as a main course.
*Substitute Pacific Cod or Perch if desired

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