Smoked Mackerel Chowder

Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 4 Skill level: Easy Peasy Recipe by: CJ Jackson

A traditional chowder often has bacon at its hear – I’ve added mackerel and it works very well.

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The method

  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Add the spring onions, diced potato and garlic. Stir over a low heat for 7-8 minutes or until the potatoes are beginning to stick to the pan.
  2. Stir in the flour and blend in the milk. Bring to the boil and simmer for 7-8 minutes or until the potato is soft.
  3. Stir in the smoked mackerel and coley and cook over a low heat until the fish is cooked. 
  4. To serve, check the seasoning and add the chopped parsley.