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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Country Mullet Chowder

1 1/2 pounds mullet fillets, skin off
4 strips bacon, chopped
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup celery, diced
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1  10 1/2-ounce can of cream of potato soup
1 cup bottled clam juice or chicken broth
2 cups whole milk
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon liquid hot pepper sauce
2 teaspoons black pepper
1 tablespoon salt
1 cup white potatoes, cooked and diced
1  15 1/4-ounce can whole kernel corn, drained
  parsley, chopped

Cut mullet fillets into chunks; set aside. In a large Dutch oven, fry bacon over medium heat until light brown. Add onions and cook until onions are soft. Add celery, garlic and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in soup, clam juice, milk, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Add potatoes and corn then add mullet. Bring to a boil and simmer until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve sprinkled with parsley.

6 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 349, Calories From Fat 129, Total Fat 14g, Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 66mg, Total Carbohydrates 26g, Protein 25g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.5g

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