Cooking Your Catch: Soups

The fourth installment of our Cooking Your Catch series is dedicated to soups.

Sporty Seafood Chowder

You’ll need: 2 cups flaked mackerel or bonito; 1 medium onion, finely chopped; 1 garlic clove, minced; 1 (1 pound 12 oz) can tomatoes; 2 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce; 2 (1 and 1/2 oz) packages Spaghetti Sauce Mix; 1 teaspoon Seasoned Salt; dash Seasoned Pepper; 2 cups water; 1 cup dry white wine.

Heat oil in large Dutch oven or kettle on medium heat.  Add onion and garlic.  Cook until tender.  Add all ingredients except wine and fish.  Cover and bring to boil.  Reduce heat.  Simmer 30 minutes.  Stir frequently.  Add wine and fish.  Cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Bonito Cheese Soup

You’ll need: 2 cups flaked bonito or other flaked fish; 1 (10 oz) can Cream of Potato Soup; 1 (11 oz) can Cheddar Cheese Soup; 1 (13 oz) cans evaporated milk; 2 (13 oz) cans water; 2 tablespoons Minced Onion with Green Onion Flakes) dash of Seasoned Pepper; 1 teaspoon caraway seed (optional); chopped parsley.

Combine all ingredients except fish and parsley.  Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Add fish.  Serve hot.  Sprinkle with parsley.