So Good Maine Fish Chowder
So Good Maine Fish Chowder recipe 63
or to taste
Fry salt pork to render all fat in a heavy kettle and then remove.
Add potatoes, onions, and ½ teaspoon salt.
Cover with hot water and cook over medium heat, covered, 15 minutes, until potatoes are just tender.
Do not overcook.
Meanwhile, cut fish into large chunks and put into another saucepan.
Add boiling water to cover and 1½ teaspoons salt.
Cook slowly, covered, until fish is fork tender, about 15 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Strain and reserve liquid. Remove any bones from fish.
Add fish and strained liquid to potato-onion mixture.
Pour in milk and leave on stove long enough to heat through, about 5 minutes.
Mix in butter and pepper.
Serve at once.