Harbor Fish Market & Grille Harbor Chowder

White Fish Chowder
White Fish Chowder


1 sweet onion, diced
3 stalks celery, diced
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/2 pound bacon
2 pounds whitefish (skin & bones removed)
1 tablespoon chicken base
3 tablespoons clam base
1/2 gallon heavy cream
1 quart milk
3 diced potatoes, cooked
salt, pepper & thyme to taste
corn starch (in water) to thicken as desired


Sauté onions, celery, garlic and bacon until just barely soft/cooked. Mix chicken base, clam base, heavy cream and milk in large pot and add whitefish. Warm through and add potatoes. Add sautéed onion/bacon mixture and stir well. Add salt, pepper and thyme to taste. Continue to heat on low to medium heat for about 45 minutes until flavors are mixed thoroughly.Thicken with cornstarch dissolved in water to taste. Serves 8.