Cook Along with Chef Deniz: West Coast Seafood Chowder

October 22, 2020

Cook Along with Chef Deniz: West Coast Seafood Chowder

Our Cooking Along LIVE series continues! Thank you to all who registered, donated to support our chefs, or ordered a cook-along kit so you could follow along live. 

Tonight we are joined by 1 Fish 2 Fish in the Well Seasoned Kitchen, and Chef Deniz has prepared a menu that celebrates Fresh Live Seafood. Be sure to visit 1 Fish 2 Fish for all your seafood needs in Langley.

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West Coast Seafood Chowder with Tamarind, Chilies and Chorizo

By Chef Deniz Tarakcioglu


  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 stalk of celery, diced
  • 1 semi dry chorizo
  • 30 mL tamarind paste
  • 5 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 Serrano chili
  • 10 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 3 bay leaves
  • mL white wine
  • 2 lt fish stock/clam nectar
  • 1 can whole tomatoes
  • 1 lb ling cod fillet, diced large
  • 1 lb mussels, bearded and scrubbed
  • 300 g steelhead trout fillets, diced
  • 1 lemon
  • 100 g parsley leaves
  • Sourdough


  • Sauté chorizo, onions, carrots, celery, garlic, thyme, chili, bay leaves until soft but not browned.
  • Deglaze with white wine and reduce by 1/2.
  • Add tamarind paste, the fish stock bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the canned tomatoes, simmer 5 minutes further. Correct seasoning.
  • Add the all the fish and simmer 3-4 minutes further.
  • Add lemon juice and parsley. Serve with sourdough.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 6 portions

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