Halibut Chowder

Soups.
Great for a chilly day.

Halibut Chowder

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredients
2 lbs. halibut, thawed if necessary
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely chopped green peppers
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1/2 cup finely chopped carrots
6 tbsp butter, divided
3 cups chicken broth
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2 cups low-fat milk
3 tbsp all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 tbsp minced fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Remove skin and bones from halibut; cut into bite-sized pieces.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons of the butter. Add onions, green peppers, celery and carrots. Sautee until starting to soften.
  3. Add halibut, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Simmer, covered for 5 minutes.
  4. Add milk and heat gently.
  5. Combine remaining 3 tablespoons butter with flour and add to chowder. Cook and stir until slightly thickened.
  6. Add cheese; cook and stir over low heat until cheese melts. Sprinkle with parsley.

Makes 6-8 servings.

Source: www.alaskaseafood.org