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Cheesy Catfish Chowder

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars

"We have a large pond in our back yard which has many nice catfish so I am always trying to come up with new ways to fix it. This is one of our favorites."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 347 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a Dutch oven over medium heat, melt butter and saute the onion until tender. Pour in chicken broth and water. Mix in celery, carrots, and potatoes. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 cups milk and cake flour. Mix into the Dutch oven.
  3. Mix remaining milk, celery salt, salt, and pepper into the Dutch oven. Stirring occasionally, continue cooking the mixture about 10 minutes, until thickened.
  4. Stir catfish into the mixture, and cook 5 minutes, or until fish is easily flaked with a fork. Mix in Cheddar cheese, and cook another 5 minutes, until melted.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 347 calories; 18.5 g fat; 20.9 g carbohydrates; 23.6 g protein; 78 mg cholesterol; 968 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Good chowder! I did make a few changes. Sauteed the onions & celery together. Added a couple spoonfuls (no, didn't measure!) of flour to the onion/celery/butter mixture to make more of a roux...

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This was okay. It tasted a little weird, but I think it's because my catfish was not the freshest. I threw out the catfish and mixed in drained canned salmon, which tasted much better. Next t...

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Good chowder! I did make a few changes. Sauteed the onions & celery together. Added a couple spoonfuls (no, didn't measure!) of flour to the onion/celery/butter mixture to make more of a roux...

THIS WAS EXCELLENT!! I bought some catfish nuggets on sale and didn't know what the heck to do with them. Then I saw this recipe and gave it a try. I had some LEFTOVER Shrimp and Corn and threw...

My husband told me to give this recipe five stars! I followed the recipe exactly except for a couple of substitutions: instead of milk (I was out) I used a mixture of heavy cream and water (2 pa...

Very easy to make and delicious.

I didn't really think I'd like catfish, but this was really great! The kids liked it, too! Next time I'll add some more herbs and the corn, as someone else suggested.

Great soup! Everyone enjoyed it. I made some changes that were suggested and some of my own. I used skim milk and I sautéed the onions & celery together as suggested by others. We also cooke...

This recipe is so simple and delicious.. I followed the recipe's instructions ALMOST exactly (I decided to use a 1/2 tsp of salt instead of celery salt), and it turned out great! The only thing ...

This was okay. It tasted a little weird, but I think it's because my catfish was not the freshest. I threw out the catfish and mixed in drained canned salmon, which tasted much better. Next t...

Put a nice garnish and this 5 star meal is fit for a king! A must for catfish lovers!