Delicious Salmon Chowder

1
Amy Herald

By
@Meave

My husband's cardiologist says he needs to eat more salmon. Problem is, he absolutely hates any kind of fish. I'm easing him into it with this tasty salmon chowder. So good, you'd never know it's modified to be reduced fat!

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 4
    frozen salmon fillets, thawed
  • 4 slice
    bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
  • 1 small
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 stalk(s)
    celery, finely diced
  • 1 box
    (32) oz chicken broth
  • 3-4 medium
    yellow potatoes, scrubbed and diced (i leave them unpeeled)
  • 3 c
    whole milk or half & half
  • 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2
    teaspoons salt or taste
  • dash(es)
    of white pepper
  • ·
    crackers, sliced green onion and fat free shredded cheddar for garnishing (walmart sells fat free shredded cheddar if you cannot find it in the grocery store and it will melt in soup)

How to Make Delicious Salmon Chowder

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tbsp. bacon drippings in bottom of a medium Dutch oven. Add onions, garlic and celery. Saute until softened.
  3. Add potatoes and chicken stock to pot and cook for about 20 minutes.
  4. While potatoes are cooking, in a shallow pan sprayed with nonfat cooking spray, bake salmon for about 10 minutes or until fully cooked and flakes easily.
  5. Flake salmon with a fork, set aside with crumbled bacon.
  6. Whisk together flour and half & half until smooth.
  7. Lower heat to medium and add half & half. Let simmer, stirring frequently until soup has thickened.
  8. Season with salt & white pepper to taste. Stir in Salmon and bacon.
  9. Serve with crackers, green onions and shredded cheddar.

Printable Recipe Card




Show 11 Comments & Reviews

11 Chocolate Cupcake Recipes Every Chocolate Lover Needs

11 Chocolate Cupcake Recipes Every Chocolate Lover Needs


Chocolate cupcakes are a classic dessert and anything but basic. Some are fudgy and moist, while others can be dense and rich. Chocolate cupcakes can be transformed by spices added to the batter, sneaking a surprise in the center, or the creamy frosting piped on top. Full of flavor, if you love chocolate you’re going […]

28 Fall Quick Breads

28 Fall Quick Breads


These quick bread recipes are bursting with fall flavors! Pumpkin, apple, zucchini, pear, cinnamon, caramel, and more make for lovely and easy bread recipes. As the leaves change, you’ll find yourself in the kitchen making one (or 17) of these quick bread recipes.

How to Make Lasagna

How to Make Lasagna


Lasagna is popular around the world. There are varying opinions of its origin. Many think its infancy is in Greece stemming from the Greek word “laganon” which refers to dough cut in strips. Proud Italians believe it has its roots in Naples, Italy. Others claim the oldest written recipe was found in a British cookbook. […]