Old Country Seafood Chowder

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 45 min.
This chowder will take you to New England with a creamy mix of seafood, potatoes and seasoning.


  • 1 Tbs unsalted butter
  • 2 cups chopped leeks (1/4-inch)
  • 1 1/2 cups diced fennel (1/4-inch)
  • 12 oz Yukon gold potatoes, diced (1-inch)
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 3 cups fish stock
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless cod, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 4 oz chopped smoked salmon
  • 1 cup olives, whole, pitted
  • 1/4 cup chopped dill
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tsp hot sauce


  • Heat butter in a large saucepot over medium heat. Add leeks and fennel and cook for 2-3 minutes until softened. Stir in potatoes, season to taste with salt and pepper and continue cooking for 2 more minutes. Pour in sherry, fish stock and cream and bring to a boil. Cover, turn heat down to low and simmer for 30 minutes until potatoes are breaking down. Add cod, smoked salmon and olives and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, season with dill, lemon juice and hot sauce. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 420
  Calories from Fat 128 (30%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(35%)Cholesterol 106mg
(30%)Sodium 724mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 29g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(86%)Protein 43g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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