Tilapia and corn chowderSubmitted by: NATBAER
IntroductionI adapted this from a weight watchers stew recipe and a heavy fat chowder recipe. I prefer to use fat free half and half, but use anything creamy you like. I adapted this from a weight watchers stew recipe and a heavy fat chowder recipe. I prefer to use fat free half and half, but use anything creamy you like.
2 slices center cut bacon, chopped
1 tsp oil ( I use coconut or olive)
1 celery stalk, diced
1/2 small onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 red pepper, diced
1 yellow pepper, diced
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
pinch red pepper flakes
4c chicken broth (I use 99% fat free)
8 oz yukon gold potatoes, diced
10 oz frozen yellow corn
1.5 lb tilapia, cut into bite size pieces
1 tsp fresh thyme, or 1/4 tsp. dried
2 tsp lemon juice
1 cup fat free 1/2 and 1/2
Add oil to pot and heat. Add celery, onion, peppers, garlic, and spices. Cook about 2 minutes, until just beginning to soften.
Add broth, potatoes and corn ad bring to a simmer. Simmer about 8 minutes, until potatoes are just tender and corn is cooked through.
Stir in tilapia and thyme. Return to gentle simmer and cook until fish is cooked through, about 4 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in 1/2 and 1/2 and lemon juice. Garnish with freshy chives or parsley.
makes 6 servings, 1.25 cups each
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NATBAER.