Island Style Seafood Chowder

Island Style Seafood Chowder

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs salad oil
  • 1/3 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup celery, diced
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 3 oz coconut milk
  • 3 oz heavycream
  • 1 small ginger thumb, smashed
  • 1 each Kaffir lime leaf
  • 1 each Thai chile pepper,smashed
  • 2 oz bay scallops
  • 2 oz Island fish (any firm fresh white fish)
  • 1 each bay leaf
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Roux
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup salad oil

Directions

Add together and mix well until a smooth. On medium heat place a sauce pan and add salad oil. Sweat onions, celery and bay leaf and cook for 2 minutes. Add chicken stock, coconut milk, heavy cream, ginger, kaffir lime leaf, and chili pepper. Bring to a boil and thicken with roux mixture. Add seafood and continue cooking until just done. Season to taste. Remove bay leaf and kaffir lime leaf prior to serving!