Friday, November 7, 2014

Fish Chowder

Fish Chowder Recipe
I'm a modified vegan—I don't do dairy (except occasional goat cheese and organic eggs) and the only meat I eat is wild-caught fish. When I found this chowder recipe, I got excited. This soup is delicious. You're going to love it. 
Fish Chowder
Want something to warm your tummy this fall? Make up a double recipe so you have plenty to freeze for more than one meal.
Fish Chowder
Fish Chowder

from Whole Foods
yield 8 servings

category Soup
cuisine Pescatarian

3 celery stalks, diced (plus leaves for garnish)
1 red bell pepper, chopped small
1 small yellow onion, diced
2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 C vegetable stock
1/4 C quinoa flour
6 C organic unsweetened plain soymilk
6 medium red potatoes (~1 1/4 lbs) cubed
1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme
1 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
12 oz wild-caught white fish (mahi mahi, monkfish, etc) cut into 1" pieces
1 C yellow corn (fresh or frozen)
1/4 C finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

1. Heat oil in large pot over medium-high heat. Add vegetables and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown (6 - 8 minutes).
2. Add stock and cook, scraping up any browned bits until reduced by 2/3 (~2 minutes).
3. Add flour and cook, stirring often (1 minute). Then whisk in soymilk.
4. Stir in potatoes, thyme, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Then reduce heat to medium-low, partially cover and simmer until fragment, thickened and potatoes are almost tender (~7 minutes).
5. Stir in fish and corn then cook until fish is cooked through (6 - 8 minutes).
6. Stir in parsley and serve, garnishing with celelry leaves.

Give this recipe a try and let me know how you like it.


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