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Bacon & Cod Chowder


This dish uses our Bacon Misshapes as they are full of flavour.Cod is used but you can use haddock,halibut,pollock and even smoked fish for an amazing alternative.

Serves 6

Cooking time 35 minutes 


  • 350g Bacon Misshapes-no need to cut or trim,use straight from the pack 
  • Couple knobs of butter
  • 1 onion diced
  • Couple leeks-wash and cut into rings
  • 500g small potatoes-wash,leave the skins on,cut in half.
  • 1.5 ltrs vegetable stock 
  • 25g flour.
  • 100g button mushrooms
  • Pinch English mustard powder
  • 1kg Cod fillet diced in chunks.
  • 100g grated cheese-grate a good cheddar yourself as apposed to the shop bought variety.  
  • 200ml double cream
  • Handful fresh parsley
  • Pinch black pepper

Step 1

Fry the bacon misshapes in their own fat until they are brown all over.Put to one side.

Step 2

Add the butter to the pan and melt,add the onion,leeks and mushrooms.Cook on a medium heat for about 3 mins,reduce the heat,add half litre of the vegetable stock and put a lid on.Leave for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Next stir in the flour,mustard,black pepper and add the rest of the stock.Add the cream .Bring the pan back to the boil and then reduce the heat to a gentle simmer for a few minutes.

Step 4

Add the fish,cook for a further 3 to 4 minutes

Step 5 

Add the cheese and stir in.Check the seasoning 

Step 6

Now roughly chop the parsley and sprinkle over the top.

Its now ready to serve.


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