Portuguese Fish Chowder Recipe

Portuguese Fish Chowder is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Portuguese Fish Chowder by following this easy recipe.
Portuguese Fish Chowder Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 2 pounds Cod Fillets (cut into chunks)
  • 4 cups Water
  • 4 cups Fish Stock or Clam Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Saffron Shreds
  • 2 tbsp Vinegar
  • 3 Potatoes (peeled and diced)
  • 1/4 pound Salt Pork (cubed)
  • 2 medium-size Onions (peeled and diced)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)
How to make Portuguese Fish Chowder:
  • Take fish, water, stock, saffron shreds, vinegar, and salt in a pot.
  • Heat on low flame until the fish can be flaked with a fork but still remains stiff.
  • Remove the fish in a separate plate and boil the potatoes in the same liquid.
  • In the meantime, brown the salt pork in a separate pan.
  • Add onions and garlic. Cook over low heat until the onions turn golden and soft.
  • Discard the garlic.
  • Add this preparation to the liquid.
  • If the potatoes are cooked, add the fish. Simmer until the fish is completely cooked.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve hot.