*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              BLUEFISH CHOWDER
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3       ea           Bacon slice -- cut in 1 piece
    1       lb           Bluefish fillets -- 1 pieces
    1       c            Celery -- chopped
      1/2   T            Parsley, fresh -- chopped
      1/4   t            Pepper, black
      1/2   t            Basil, dried
    3       T            Butter
   13       oz           Evaporated milk
    2       ea           Onion, med -- chopped
    2       ea           Potato, large -- peeled/cubed
    3       c             -- Water
    1 1/2   t            Salt
      3/4   t            Tarragon, dried
      1/2   t            Rosemary, dried -- crushed
    3       T            Flour
 
   Partially cook bacon in a large Dutch oven over medium heat until
   slightly browned; add onion, and cook until onion is tender and bacon
   is crisp. Add bluefish and cook, stirring occasionally, 4 to 5
   minutes or until fish begins to brown.  Add all except butter, flour,
   and evaporated milk, and simmer 20 minutes or until potatoes are
   tender. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat;
   add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
   Gradually add milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until
   thickened and bubbly. Stir white sauce into fish mixture; simmer,
   stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes or until thickened.
  
 
 
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