bonnie's king salmon chowder

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
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By BonniE !
from Cottonwood, CA

Made with frozen salmon filets for convenience. However, you would never know it! This is a delicious soup with great creamy flavor. It has been one of our favorites for winter, and hope it will become yours, too! Bring out the crusty bread and some of my Blue Ribbon Butter, and Enjoy! Photo is my own, recipe by trappers creek.

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
serves 8 large bowls
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bonnie's king salmon chowder

  • 12
    strips of uncooked bacon, cut into one inch pieces.
  • 2
    onions minced
  • 4
    stalks of celery minced
  • 3
    carrots, finely chopped
  • 5
    green onions, finely chopped
  • 3/4
    of a bunch fresh parsley, chopped fine
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    chopped dill weed
  • 6 c
    chicken stock
  • 8
    red potatoes, diced
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 4 Tbsp
    flour
  • 5 c
    milk (some cream may be added for richer taste)
  • 1
    15 oz can of corn, drained
  • 1 lb
    king salmon filets, diced 1/2 inch pieces.
  • wedges of lemon
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How To Make bonnie's king salmon chowder

  • 1
    Cook's Tip: You may use a couple of cups of heavy cream to replace 2 cups of the milk called for in the recipe if you would like a creamier taste.
  • 2
    Saute bacon in a large soup pot until done, but not hard. Remove bacon and set aside. Add and saute onions, celery, carrots, parsley and green onions, then add pepper, dill, chicken stock and potatoes. Simmer until tender. 30 to 40 minutes.
  • 3
    In a small saucepan, melt the butter until bubbly, add the flour, cook 1 to 2 minutes, Stir into the soup and simmer 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Slowly add the milk, stirring constantly. Cook over medium heat until slightly thickened. Add cooked bacon, corn and salmon. Cook, stirring at a gentle boil until salmon is done, about 15 minutes. Ladle into bowls with lemon wedges to squeeze if desired. Bring out the crusty bread and butter. Serves 8. Enjoy!
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