smoked haddock chowder

lee clark

lee clark

12th January 2011
lee clark

smoked haddock chowder

Poach the smoked haddock in the milk. Allow to cool then remove the fish,


  • 750g Smoked haddock fillets
  • 1kg Potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 500g Onion
  • 500ml Double cream
  • 1 litre Milk
  • 125g Butter
  • 75g Plain flour
  • 500g Sweet corn, roughly chopped
  • 1 packet Tarragon
  • 1 litre White wine
  • Seasoning


Poach the smoked haddock in the milk. Allow to cool then remove the fish, reserving the milk for later.
Finely chop the onion, melt the butter in a thick based pot and sauté the onion.
Mix in the flour to make a roux. Cook this for 5 minutes then slowly add the reserved milk in batches.
Add cream then white wine and bring to a gentle simmer. Add the potato, tarragon and sweet corn and cook until potato is just cooked.
Flake the haddock and add to the chowder. Check seasoning and consistency.

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