Monk?S Famous Seafood Chowder Recipe

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Submitted by bedo02

Makes 1 serving



Monks Bar and Restaurant is a famous Irish landmark in the village of Ballyvaughan, in County Clare, located in the West of Ireland. The Seafood Chowder is their signature dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Monk?s Famous Seafood Chowder

8 fresh mussels (discard any that are open)
1 pint fish stock or clam juice
1 pint milk
1 pint heavy cream
1/2 lb total mixed fresh diced carrots, diced green beans, peas and corn
1 tbs flour, dissolved in 3-4 Tbs water
1 lb mixed fresh fish fillets, such as hake, scrod or salmon, cut into coarse chunks
1/4 lb fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces

Recipe Directions for Monk?s Famous Seafood Chowder

  1. Ingredients:

  2. 8-10 fresh mussels (discard any that are open)

  3. 1 pint fish stock or clam juice

  4. 1 pint milk

  5. 1 pint heavy cream

  6. lb total mixed fresh diced carrots, diced green beans, peas and corn

  7. 1 Tbs flour, dissolved in 3-4 Tbs water

  8. 1 lb mixed fresh fish fillets, such as hake, scrod or salmon, cut into coarse chunks

  9. lb fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined and cut crosswise into -inch pieces

  10. Lemon wedges to garnish

  11. Preparation:

  12. Bring 1/4-inch water with a splash of white wine to a boil in a small sauce pan. Add mussels, cover, and steam until just open, about 2-3 minutes. Remove mussels with slotted spoon (discard any that don?t open) and when cool, remove from shells, coarsely chop and set aside.

  13. Combine the fish stock and milk in a large pot and bring to a simmer. Add the mixed vegetables and simmer until just beginning to soften, about 6-8 minutes.

  14. Add the fish and shrimp and simmer until almost cooked through, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in the cream, then slowly stir in the flour/water mixture to thicken. Simmer for 5 minutes to combine flavors.

  15. Add mussels, season to taste with salt and pepper, and serve in soup bowls garnished with a wedge of lemon.

Categories

Seafood

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2363.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
3223
Calories from Fat
2261
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
251.2g
386%
Saturated Fat
129.9g
649%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1244mg
415%
Sodium
2721mg
113%
Potassium
4129mg
118%
Total Carbohydrates
58.5g
20%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
33.0g
Protein
176.5g
Vitamin A 367% Vitamin C 56%
Calcium 104% Iron 60%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
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