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Pacific Salmon Chowder

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This delicious hearty soup can be made using either fresh cooked salmon or canned. It has a tomato base rather than a cream one. This page contains a Pacific salmon chowder recipe.


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This soup is a favourite of mine because it is tomato based rather than cream based. It is fresh tasting and fairly easy to make.



Remove skin and bones from salmon, reserving liquid. In large soup kettle or saucepan, bring water/stock to a boil. When boiling add all vegetables and celery seed if using. Cover and reduce heat to med/low; simmer until the vegetables are tender-crisp, about 20 minutes.


Add salmon and reserved liquid(I have poached fresh salmon for this soup and used the poaching liquid or use can liquid when using canned salmon) simmer mixture for another 5-10 minutes.

Meanwhile, in another saucepan, melt fat; add flour and blend until combined; then slowly add milk, stirring well to blend. Cook this white sauce until smooth and thickened to medium thickness, stirring constantly.

Add this sauce to kettle of salmon mixture, slowly stirring all the while. Heat gently on Low. DO NOT let it boil, as it may curdle. Season with salt and pepper and serve sprinkled with the chopped parsley or chives.

NOTE: If this soup happens to curdle, it still tastes good.

Servings: about 6-8
Time:20 Minutes Preparation Time
less than 60 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: Canadian Living Magazine ages ago

By Mary Lou

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July 7, 20090 found this helpful

Hi! This sounds delicious! Is there something I could use instead of flour in the recipe?


I have Celiac disease and can't have any wheat or gluten. Do you think cornstarch would work? If so, would I use the same amount? Thanks!

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July 8, 20090 found this helpful

What is this: 3 Tbsp. flour (I find instant blending works best for this)

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