Bridge’s  Restaurant

Bridge’s  Restaurant

Our commitment to quality starts with cooking from scratch every day. Everything on our menu is prepared to order and made from hand-picked fine ingredients using our own thoughtful recipes. Our menu features the best of our local Chesapeake region with world influences and flavors resulting in a Chesapeake Fusion style that is sure to excite your palate. | 410-827-0282 | Grasonville, MD

Bridge’s Rockfish Chowder

By Executive Chef Nathan Ebersole – Bridge’s Restaurant

  • 5 Strips of Bacon, Diced
  • 1 Medium Onion, Small Dice
  • 3 Stalks Celery, Small Dice
  • 1 Large Red Potato, Medium Dice
  • ¼ tsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Fresh Chopped Garlic
  • 1 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp. Salt
  • 2 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Parsley
  • 1 cup White Wine
  • 1 qt. Milk
  • 1 qt. Heavy Cream
  • 1 lb. Fresh Rockfish (cut into 1/2 inch cubes)

Over medium heat sauté diced bacon until brown and crispy then add onions and salt. Sauté onions for 2 minutes then add celery and sauté for 2 additional minutes. Add garlic, potatoes and remaining spices and sauté for another minute. Deglaze the pot with wine, reduce wine by 1/2, and then add heavy cream and milk. Bring to a boil uncovered, reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are barely cooked-approximately 10 minutes. Add rockfish and cook and additional 5 minutes uncovered.