Cream of Salmon Soup

Total Time
40mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
20 mins

This dish is called Lohikeitto in Finland. Submitted for the 'Zaar World Tour 2005

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat water, potatoes, onions, salt, pepper and bay leaf to boiling in Dutch oven; reduce heat.
  2. Cover and simmer until potatoes are almost tender, about 10 minutes
  3. Stir in salmon. Cover and simmer until fish flakes easily with fork, about 5 minutes longer.
  4. Remove bay leaf.
  5. Stir 1/2 cup of the soup liquid into whipping cream. Gently stir cream mixture into the soup; heat through. Sprinkle with dill weed.
  6. Note: Maybe using 15 oz canned salmon, deboned and skinned, could be a substitute if fresh salmon is unavailable to you or cost prohibitive.
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5 5

Made this last night, was very yummy! Nice and simple, yet wholesomely delicious!

5 5

My boyfriend who is originally from Finland was feeling home sick and requested that i cook up some Finnish food for him and my family. Thank God i chose this recipe! My boyfriend and entire family were singing my praises when they tasted this Lohikeitto! I did however tweak it a bit as I was getting a bit nervous of its consistency. I continued to let it simmer for an additional 10 minutes before adding the salmon to reduce the liquid and added 2 beef boullion cubes which made it even tastier without really interfering with the flavor of the salmon! Thank you thank you for posting Pot Scrubber!

5 5

Mmmm! This was a lot like a simple salmon chowder, which was exactly what I was looking for! The seasoning allowed the salmon to really shine through. It makes a fair bit, though. I scaled it down for four (there's three of us, but we have hearty appetites), but even with second helpings for DH and me, we didn't come close to finishing it. I don't think it would reheat well, either. So next time I'll scale it back even further. I couldn't get fresh dill at the store, so I used dried--I think fresh would be much better. I have to say, though, that neither DH nor DS cared for it much. I've no idea why...salmon and cream: what's not to like??! But I just loved it, and while I wouldn't make it often due to the richness, I'm sure I'll make it again. Thanks so much for posting, Pot Scrubber! Made for Think Pink 2008.