Smoked Salmon Chowder With Dried Cherries

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

Learned this soup during a cooking class at a NMC Culinary Center. It is to die for... Side note... you can substitute bacon for salt pork if none is available.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a large heavy bottom pot over medium/high heat.
  2. Add the bacon or salt pork and stir until it renders and begins to brown.
  3. Add the onion, carrot, and celery and saute until the vegetables start to soften, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the stock, tomato paste and milk and bring to a simmer.
  5. Add the cherries, potatoes, cream and corn and simmer for about 15 minutes - be careful not to let it boil!
  6. Add the salmon and thyme and simmer for about 15 minutes more.
  7. Garnish with the chives and taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and white pepper.