11 Reviews

I was a little skeptical about giving this to my family. They are not really soup eaters, and they are slow to try anything new. Boy, was I surprised when they all loved it. Even my super-picky 7-year-old ate this and loved it. I stirred in a handful of shredded Colby cheese toward the end. What a wonderful chowder. We will definitely eat this again. This has put an end to my searching for recipes for leftover salmon.

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skippycoolbreeze February 08, 2006

I made this for our family get together at Christmas. It was really easy and I got a lot of compliments on it. The leftover soup was even better!

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Loner#22 December 31, 2014

Really good chowder! Love that it's so low calorie too. Made it just as written. One word of advice: when measuring the liquid smoke, don't hold your measuring spoon over the soup pot! I didn't think about it and had far too much splash out! Tried to retrieve/spoon some out to rectify my mistake. Turned out delicious just the same. Thanks for the recipe.

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Maven in the Making January 27, 2013

So Yummy! I did add 4 slices of bacon and used uncooked salmon instead of cooked. Thanks you cause I'm not a big salmon fan, but have tons in the freezer since my fiance loves fishing.

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Yukoner March 15, 2011

Looking for a way to use some Salmon, I came across this recipe. Working with pantry items on hand I used sweet red pepper instead of green and a can of white shoepeg corn that I drained, in place of crean style corn. I substituted a cup of frozen mixed veggies for the asparagus and it was delicious ! Thanks for posting.

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redwine August 18, 2009

This is absolutely terrific! Having said that, I must confess that I used this as a starting point, and tweaked it quite a bit ... I used the basic recipe, using broccoli slaw as the veggie. (I used more onion/celery/pepper/garlic, too, 'cause I wanted a thicker soup.) But then I went a little astray ... I used a salmon fillet, two cans of Alaskan salmon, and about 8 ounces of smoked salmon. And then I added two cups my new favorite Zaar recipe -- Low-fat Heavy Cream Substitute. I also threw in some Worcestershire sauce and Old Bay seasoning, and two rashers of crisp bacon ... and I doubled the dill weed. Made it up this morning so the flavors could blend by tonight, and it's already fabulous. Thanks so much for posting this!

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KLHquilts February 08, 2008

I didn't have celery available so I used zucchini. I didn't add corn but only because I am extremely "carb conscious". I used a little bit of heavy cream and a bit of Wondra. A bit of kosher salt and a Mexican seasoning which is basically salt with a bit of chile in it. It was a great dish and this recipe can be modified to suit whatever veggies you have available. I added a red and a yellow bell pepper and used less potatoes than the recipe called for. This was a great way to use up a chunk of not very good salmon. (I can say this because I live in the Pacific Northwest and there is a huge difference in the quality of the salmon available, depending on the season)

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BoBo the Orangatang October 30, 2007

I did not want to rate this because I did not follow the directions. I used canned salmon which I love in Alfredo but I felt that home cooked Salmon would have given a much better texture. I didn't have any smoke flavoring which I think should not have been left out.

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richabby May 30, 2007

YUMMY!!! I made some changes though. 2cups potatoes and more of other vegs. I also used frozen peas and frozen corn instead of the creamed. 1/2 cup each. Finally 4tbs. wondra makes it nice an thick like a chowder... Amazing!

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Chef Whaa!!! May 21, 2007

A very tasty "chowda". Subbed leftover green beans for the zucchini and used canned salmon instead of fresh. You're right...it does benefit from the added kick of hot sauce.

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mollypaul March 01, 2006
Salmon Chowder