Manhattan Style Fish Chowder

admin December 30, 2013 Comments Off on Manhattan Style Fish Chowder

This tomato based white fish is highly filling and can be served along with a light salad of vinaigrette and fresh vegetables and a hearty meal.



Butter – 2 tbsp

Chopped onion -2 ¾ cups

Chopped carrot – 1 cup

Chopped celery – ¾ cup

Minced garlic – 3 cloves

Tomato paste – ¼ cup

Dry white wine – 1 cup

Red potato Chopped and peeled – 2 cups

Water – 2 cups

Dried thyme – 1 tsp

Salt – 1 tsp

Ground black pepper – ½ tsp

Clam juice – 2 bottles

Diced tomatoes – 2 cans

Bay leaf – 1

Halibut fillets, skinned – 2 pounds


  • Melt butter in a Dutch oven on medium heat.
  • Then add onion, carrot, garlic, celery to the pan and sauté for 10 minutes or till they turn brown.
  • Add tomato paste and cook for one minute.
  • Add wine and cook for a minute.
  • Add potato, then toss in the seven other ingredients, and allow it to boil.
  • Lower the heat and allow it to simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Add fish and cover the fish flakes when they get soft.

Test it using a fork and then discard the fork.

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