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Coconut-Fish Chowder

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Coconut-Fish Chowder
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 4
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Enjoy this delicious roughy fillet chowder made with rice and coconut milk that is ready in 25 minutes – perfect for a hearty dinner.
Updated Oct 14, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 8 medium green onions, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced, or 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 can (14 oz.) chicken broth
  • 1 can (14 oz.) reduced-fat (lite) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 lb. orange roughy fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Sliced green onions, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, combine all ingredients except fish, cilantro and sliced green onions. Bring to a boil.
  • 2
    Add fish. Reduce heat; simmer 5 to 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, stirring occasionally. Stir in cilantro. Sprinkle individual servings with sliced green onions.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Found in New Zealand's waters, orange roughy is a firm, white mild-flavored fish that's low in fat. Other firm white fish, such as cod, haddock or halibut, can be used in this chowder.

Nutrition Information

260 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 22g Protein, 26g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
710mg
30%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
5g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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