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Creamy Fish Chowder

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE warm soup for a cold winter night, and it's almost better as leftovers! Very easy and quick. This soup is perfect for almost any white fish."
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50 m servings 343
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Cook and stir bacon in a soup pot over medium heat until bacon is browned and crisp, about 8 minutes. Stir onion into bacon and cook, stirring often, until onion is translucent, about 5 more minutes.
  2. Pour water into bacon mixture and stir in potatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes. Place cod fillets into simmering mixture and cook until fish is opaque and flakes easily, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir milk, evaporated milk, butter, salt, and black pepper into pot. Bring soup to a boil; remove from heat and serve.


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  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 343 calories; 13.9 22.5 31.3 84 938 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

wonderful soup! my family loved it!

Most helpful critical review

Used evaporated milk and some cream and no milk. Heated on very low flame after adding the cream.

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wonderful soup! my family loved it!

Used evaporated milk and some cream and no milk. Heated on very low flame after adding the cream.

Did recipe as written except removed the condensed milk, it was fantastic without, and used some frozen shredded potatoes (only had one whole potato). Used leftover white fish of sorts, and made...

I found this awesome and easy and I live in Glosta!! I keep seeing comments w/ condensed milk...It's evaporated milk. Big difference..Maybe that's why it was "cloyingly sweet" joshcocations! Add...

Yummy! Just made this and it was tasty!!! The only things I enhanced was, added gotta have celery in soup, garlic powder, and a sprinkle of smoked paprika on top when serving. Husba...

No bacon. Some garlic powder, Old Bay, paprika. Great. My go to crowd pleaser.

This was good. I followed the suggestion of one other person and added a little cream and left out the milk. I did use the condensed milk. My husband cleaned his bowl, and that's always the ke...

Great soup! Was in a hurry so I used precooked bacon and 3 cups diced frozen potatoes. I also used chicken stock in place of the water and added 2 Tbsp flour to pot after onions were soft to hel...

So good! I did add a pinch os Old Bay, used only half the bacon and salt, and omitted the pat of butter. I do like my chowder thickened, but realize that others like this thinner version. If you...