Coconut milk adds a soft, nutty taste to this Asian fish chowder, while also thickening it. When cooking with coconut milk or cream, don't let the liquid boil or it may curdle or separate.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat butter in a large saucepan or small stockpot over medium heat. Add onion, and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic and lime leaves; cook 1 minute. Add fish stock, potatoes, celery, green beans, and ginger; bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook 7 to 9 minutes.

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  • Reduce heat to low. Add coconut milk, and bring almost to a simmer. Add fish; without stirring, simmer until the fish is opaque and vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle the soup into bowls; garnish with chives and coconut. Serve immediately.

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