Perch Chowder Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 - 6 servings


  • 1 pound perch (or other fish) fillets cut in 1-inch chunks
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • Juice from half a lemon
  • 1 can cooked potatoes, diced
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 can creamed corn
How to cook Perch Chowder:
  • Brown slices of bacon in a deep pan on the stove and reserve two tablespoons of bacon drippings.
  • Place the bacon drippings in a large pan that has a cover.
  • Add onion, carrot and celery to the pan and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in the perch fillets, potatoes, lemon juice, water, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered for about 10 minutes.
  • Blend in the milk and the corn. Stir and heat (do not boil) until heated through.
  • Sprinkle each serving with the crumbled bacon.
  • Serve the Perch Chowder hot with crusty bread or crackers.
Perch Chowder recipe


The Perch Chowder is a very affordable dish. This recipe is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.

This recipe for Perch Chowder serves/makes: 4 - 6 servings

The Perch Chowder recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Perch (more Perch recipes)
Preparation Method: Soup/Stew (more Soup/Stew recipes)

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