|Written By Recipe Coordinator|
50 years ago today President John Fitzgerald Kennedy took the oath of office and became our 35th president. In honor of that special and historic day, foodcreate.com offers a recipe that was a favorite of President Kennedy. Fish chowder is hearty, healthy and packed with flavor and nutrients. A perfect fish chowder recipe to honor our late president and remember perhaps a golden time in America. Enjoy!
4 pounds white fish, boned and cut into chunks
1/2 cup cider
2 sprigs thyme
Salt and pepper to taste
1 to 2 onions, peeled and chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
I carrot, peeled and chopped
1 tablespoon chopped green or sweet red pepper
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup cream
1. Marinate 2 pounds fish in cider for 1 hour.
2. Combine remaining fish with cold water to cover, thyme, and salt and pepper in soup kettle. Simmer, partially covered, 30 minutes.
3. Strain liquid into second kettle. Discard fish.
4. Add vegetables and cook 10 minutes or until tender.
5. Meanwhile, drain cider from fish. Melt butter in frying pan and cook fish over low heat until just tender.
6. Remove broth and vegetables from heat, gently stir in fish.
7. Heat cream in separate pan and add to chowder.
Garnish with chopped parsley.
Make with any firm-fleshed white fish, fresh or frozen.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe courtesy of Yankee Magazine.
Photo courtesy of onmilwaukee.com.