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Lohikeitto (Finnish Salmon Soup)

Lohikeitto (Finnish Salmon Soup)
Recipe Date:
February 16, 2022
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Imperial (US)
This recipe of lohikeitto, a creamy fish chowder, comes together quickly and is popular throughout many Nordic countries.
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1 leek, green and white parts only
  • 4 cups fish stock
  • 1 lb potatoes cubed
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 lb salmon
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 dill

1. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Add the leeks and cook, stirring, for 5 to 6 minutes, until wilted.

2. Add the stock, potatoes, and carrots. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, until softened and fork-tender, depending on the size of the vegetables.

3. Add the salmon and cream and bring to a simmer. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes, until the salmon is cooked through; season with salt and pepper.

4. Divide the soup among bowls. Top with the dill.