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Fairmont Seafood Chowder

This recipe is inspired by the Atlantic Ocean. It is so good, it was designed to make enough for now and tuck some away in the freezer for a cold day. Perfect to serve with cheddar cheese biscuits, as part of a Mother’s Day brunch or as an elegant appetizer for dinner. Your seafood-loving guests will be forever grateful for this seafood-loaded, creamy chowder from the sea!

  • Yields: 12
  • Preparation: 67 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30mL) GAY LEA - Salted Butter
  • 2 tbsp (125g) olive oil
  • 4 oz (125g) double smoked bacon, diced
  • 1 cup (250mL) celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup (125mL) white onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp (15mL) garlic, minced
  • 2 lb (1Kg) mixed seafood, (diced salmon, halibut, scallops, lobster meat, small shrimp, baby clams)
  • 2 1/2 cups (625mL) chicken broth
  • 1 cup (250mL) white wine
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 8 cups (2L) 35% cream
  • 6 tbsp (90mL) chives, chopped
  • chili flakes
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, heat butter and oil on medium high heat; stir in bacon, celery, onion and garlic; cook, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes or until onions are soft. Add seafood and potatoes; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Stir in wine and lemon juice; bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until reduced by three quarters.
  2. Add cream; bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 30 minutes or until potatoes are soft and soup has thickened slightly. Stir in chives, chili flakes and season with salt and pepper.
Photo of - Fairmont Seafood Chowder

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30mL) GAY LEA - Salted Butter
  • 2 tbsp (125g) olive oil
  • 4 oz (125g) double smoked bacon, diced
  • 1 cup (250mL) celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup (125mL) white onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp (15mL) garlic, minced
  • 2 lb (1Kg) mixed seafood, (diced salmon, halibut, scallops, lobster meat, small shrimp, baby clams)
  • 2 1/2 cups (625mL) chicken broth
  • 1 cup (250mL) white wine
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 8 cups (2L) 35% cream
  • 6 tbsp (90mL) chives, chopped
  • chili flakes
  • salt
  • pepper

Products Used

GAY LEA - Salted Butter Photo of - GAY LEA - Salted Butter