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                                COD CHOWDER
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fish                             Soups
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       lb           Pacific/True Cod fillets
                         -or Ling Cod
    4                    Slices bacon
      1/2   c            Chopped onion
    1       c            Peeled diced raw potatoes
    2       c            Water
      1/4   c            Flour
      1/2   c            Clam juice
    1       cn           Evaporated milk (13 ounces)
    3       tb           Butter
    1       t            Salt
      1/4   ts           White pepper
   Rinse fish with cold water; pat dry with paper towels.
   Cut fish into 1/2-inch cubes; set aside.  In small
   skillet, saute bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from
   skillet; blot with paper towels and crumble.  Set
   aside. Discard all but 2 tablespoons bacon drippings
   from skillet.  Add onion to skillet; saute until
   tender but not brown.  Remove from heat.  In deep
   saucepan, combine onion and potatoes.  Add water;
   cover and bring to gentle boil.  Reduce heat and
   simmer for 10 minutes.  Add fish; cover and bring to
   boil again.  Reduce heat and cook for additional 10
   minutes, or until fish and potatoes are done.  In
   small bowl, combine flour and clam juice; stir with
   fork until smooth.  Add to fish and potato mixture,
   stirring constantly to blend flour.  Stir in
   evaporated milk, butter, salt and white pepper.
   Continue heating over medium heat until chowder
   thickens. Garnish with crumbled bacon before serving.
   Makes 6 servings.
   A West Coast Fisheries Development Foundation recipe.
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