Southern Seafood Chowder

This simple chowder is delicately flavored purely by the veggies, seafood and dill.  It is very quick to make and richly satisfying on a winter day.

Serving size

¼ recipe

Makes

4 servings

Prep time: 15min
Cook time: 30min
Total: 45min

Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 small (70 grams) onion, diced

2 medium (122 grams) carrots, diced

2 stalks (80 grams) celery, sliced

1 tablespoon garlic, minced

1 cup heavy cream

2 cups fish stock

1 cup water

5 ounces shrimp, peeled

5 ounces tilapia fillets, cut into chunks

2 tablespoons dill

Nutrition Info

Makes: 4 servings  Serving size: ¼ recipe

Calories

417

Fat

33 g

Saturated Fat

16 g

Trans Fat

<1 g

Cholesterol

154 mg

Carbohydrate

8 g

Sugar

4 g

Fiber

1 g

Protein

23 g

Sodium

357 mg

Calcium

132 mg

Phosphorus

251 mg

Potassium

574 mg

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, and celery.
  2. Reduce heat and cook slowly until onions become transparent.
  3. Add garlic, heavy cream, fish stock, and water. Increase heat until mixture bubbles.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer for approximately 20 minutes. Soup will reduce slightly.
  5. Add the shrimp, fish, and 1 tablespoon of the dill. Let simmer for 5 to 8 minutes more.
  6. Serve in bowls with a sprinkling of the remaining fresh dill.
Recipe Contributed by FamilyCook Productions

Both tilapia and shrimp are readily available frozen. If you keep them in your freezer, this can become a staple meal in the wintertime as you will not use the entire package and can use the remaining fish and shrimp again in the future.