Creamy Salmon Chowder

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Serve this quickly prepared soup to your family or to dinner guests. They will thank you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, celery and red pepper; cook for about 5 minutes, mixing occasionally.
  3. Add the potatoes, zucchini, chicken broth, 2/3 cup water, dill, salt and pepper; stir to combine.
  4. Cover and bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, empty salmon onto a plate and mash with fork to break up fish and bones.
  6. In a medium bowl, whisk cornstarch in milk to dissolve.
  7. Add salmon and milk mixture to saucepan and stir to combine.
  8. Bring to simmer; lower heat and bubble gently, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes.
  9. Serve chowder garnished with scallions and dill.
Most Helpful

I'm not a big chowder fan, but this was delicious! So easy to make. I skipped the dill since I don't like it, but had some fresh chopped availa ble for my husband, which he used and loved. Will make this again.

knitterstitcher January 02, 2008

Great chowder! I made a few changes because I was missing a few of the ingredients and the recipe was very forgiving. Instead of zucchini I threw in some carrots; I used canned potatoes that I was trying to figure out what to do with and I used dried dill powder. I did, however use half cream and half milk and it was soooo rich and creamy! This was a great way to use up some of the canned salmon my mom gave me.

ksparker November 10, 2007

UM,UM Delicious. This is a VERY, TASTY, EASY to make chowder.I didn't add the red bell pepper personal preference also used red potatoes instead of the yukon gold. I didn't drain the salmon other than that I made the recipe as stated. DH loved the chowder, so did I. Thank you Geema, I will defintely be making this easy recipe again.

Barb Gertz December 14, 2005