Smoked Fish and Bacon Chowder

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    3hrs 45mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    893

This creamy, chunky smoked haddock chowder is comforting and indulgent. Take the smokiness up a notch by using smoked bacon, or if you prefer a more subtle smoky flavour, use unsmoked.

recipe updated Aug 20, 2019

Ingredients

  • Butter icon
    Butter
    28g
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    140g
  • Potato icon
    Potato
    283g
  • Bacon icon
    Bacon
    112g
  • Fish stock icon
    Fish stock
    720ml
  • Corn kernels icon
    Corn kernels
    180g
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    1g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Smoked haddock icon
    Smoked haddock
    454g
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    161ml
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Skillet pan
  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside onion: finely chopped
  2. Prep and set aside bacon: diced
  3. Prep and set aside fish stock: boiling
  4. Prep and set aside corn kernels: frozen & defrosted
  5. Prep and set aside smoked haddock: skinned
  6. Prep and set aside fresh parsley: chopped
  7. Get a clean large cast iron skillet
  8. Heat butter
  9. Add prepared onion
  10. Add potato
  11. Transfer content of large cast iron skillet to slow cooker bowl
  12. Get large cast iron skillet
  13. Add prepared bacon
  14. Fry gently until lightly browned
  15. Get slow cooker bowl
  16. Add prepared fish stock
  17. Add prepared corn kernels
  18. Add bay leaves
  19. Season with salt & pepper and cover
  20. Cook in slow cooker until tender - 2 hr 30 min, high heat
  21. Add prepared smoked haddock and cover
  22. Cook in slow cooker until cooked through - 30 min, high heat
  23. Remove
  24. Stir in heavy cream
  25. Return
  26. Serve
  27. Sprinkle with prepared fresh parsley
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