Salmon Chowder

I’m a chowder freak!

I love chowders

corn chowder

clam chowder

and now salmon chowder!..why not?

Ingredients (for 6 servings):

  • 300 g fresh salmon
  • 1 tsp theme
  • 3 cups fish broth
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/4 stalk celery
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp butter

Start by making the fish broth! I used these fish cubes I brought from Italy but you can make broth from real fish or just buy the ready stuff at any grocery store

Then prepare the veggies

Grab some fresh celery and chop it up

a carrot

and 2 potatoes

put the veggies aside

chop up a small onion

and 2 slices of bacon

Heat up one tbsp of butter and saute’ the bacon

add in the onion and let it sweat

Next up add celery, carrot and potatoes. Stir around

Add one tbsp of flour

1 tsp of theme

Stir around then pour in 3 cups of fish broth. Cover with a lid and let simmer for about 15 min

Then pour in about 3/4 cup of heavy cream. No milk, no half and half but heavy cream!

Next grab a nice, fresh piece of salmon

and chop it up into cubes

then add it to the soup

Squeeze in the juice of half a lemon

Adjust with salt and pepper and let simmer for 10-25 minutes

Your Salmon Chowder is ready!

Ladle soup into serving bowls

and enjoy warm

Tomorrow new cheesecake recipe!

One serving of Salmon Chowder provides:

  • Calories: 240
  • Fat: 13 g
  • Carbohydrates: 16 g
  • Protein: 13.6 g

About the author:

An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.