Smoked fish—already cooked and intensely flavorful—is an ideal addition to dishes when time is of the essence. We've used trout here, but another flaky fish, such as haddock or whitefish, would work just as well.Plus: More Soup Recipes and Tips
If peppered smoked trout isn't available, use regular smoked trout and one teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper instead.
California Chardonnays can be overpowering, but this chowder provides a perfect showcase. Try a fruity chardonnay from Napa or the Sonoma Valley.