Haddock Chowder Recipe

An easy to prepare chowder using onion soup mix with the addition of some smoked haddock and sweet potato to make it rich and satisfying.


Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

25 minutes


Serves: 6

Recipe Ingredients

  • 20 ml SPAR canola or olive oil or margarine
  • 1 small onion, chopped or 2 small leeks, well rinsed and sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cubed finely
  • 1 litre hot water
  • 55g packet SPAR white onion soup powder
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 2 boxes frozen haddock in cheese sauce (400 g), thawed in the fridge

Recipe Method

  1. Gently sauté the onion, celery and sweet potato together in the heated oil or margarine.
  2. Mix the soup powder to a thick paste with a little cold water. Add in the hot water and pour it all into the vegetables, stirring until it thickens. Crumble and stir in the stock cube. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes until the potato is soft.
  3. Slide the contents of the fish pouches into the soup. Loosely break up the fish pieces into chunks, and stir in the sauce, cooking gently until the fish is cooked through.
  4. Check seasoning and serve.

Hints & Tips

Suggested seasonings: fish spice, freshly ground black pepper, dried