New England Fish Chowder Recipe
Seafood Appetizer Recipes with Clams, Shrimp, Scallops and Crabs

new england fish chowder recipes

Here is a New England Fish Chowder Recipe.

The Vineyard has excellent seafood and New England is known for fish chowder.

We've also included other seafood appetizer recipes featuring some of the big favorites...shrimp, scallops in bacon, oysters, clams, crabs and more.

After viewing the recipes, scroll down to see places we recommend on Martha's Vineyard for buying fresh seafood, either for cooking at a rental house or for eating at the restaurant.


New England Fish Chowder Recipe


  • 4 lbs haddock fillets - cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups diced peeled potatoes
  • 1/4 lb bay scallops
  • 1/4 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 medium onions - sliced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon/pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt

  1. Use a Dutch oven and bring water and haddock to a boil. Then reduce heat and allow to simmer for about 20 mins. Drain but save 2 cups of the water.
  2. Saute the onions and stir in flour until blended. Now, slowly add the water saved from step 1. Bring to a boil and cook and stir until thickened. Reduce heat and add the potatoes.
  3. Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Pour in the milk and then add the scallops and shrimp and the butter, parsley, and seasonings and heat for about 10 mins on low to medium heat


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Places on Martha's Vineyard to get Seafood



For fresh seafood...we highly recommend the Net Result in Vineyard Haven. This fish market has top quality, great service and outdoor picnic tables... if you decide you can't wait to drive home and do the cooking yourself ! Stock up here on seafood for your Seafood Appetizer Recipes.

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Or, if you'd like a slightly more traditional sit-down restaurant, the Seafood Shanty in Edgartown has great fresh seafood meals and is right on the harbor...with fabulous views.

seafood shanty


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