Wild Alaska Halibut Chowder

Directions

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a heavy stockpot on medium heat. Add onions and celery; cool until softened (about 5 minutes).
  2. Add chicken stock, potatoes, and dill. Bring to a slight boil, then reduce heat to simmer. Add cream. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Return to simmer but do not boil. Add bacon and spinach. Add wild Alaska halibut to chowder and continue to simmer for about three minutes.
  4. Empty can of clams and juice into soup and remove from heat. Let sit 3 to 5 minutes, then serve.

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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. cubed wild Alaska halibut
  • 1 small can clams (reserve 1/2 the juice)
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • Vegetable oil
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 tsp. dill
  • 2 cups diced red potatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup diced bacon
  • 1 cup cooked, drained spinach