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Smoked Salmon Chowder

Smoked Salmon Chowder Recipesource: Safeway
A delicious and quick Alaska-style smoked salmon chowder loaded with flavor and creaminess! Is perfect to serve with crusty bread.  This is a rainy day, smooth jazz, Sunday-couldn’t-be-more-perfect kind of food. Every bite of this smoked salmon chowder is loaded with flaked salmon.
Makes: Serves: 4
Level: medium
Marinate Time: 30
Prep Time: 10
Total Time: 40


  • 2 tbsp Compliments Butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried tarragon
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup Compliments Unbleached Flour
  • 4 cups Compliments Chicken Broth
  • 1 pound petite red potatoes, scrubbed and quartered
  • 1 pkg Smoked Salmon, skin removed (8 ounces)
  • 1 cup Fat Free Coffee Creamer
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup Compliments Frozen Small Peas (do not thaw)


Step 1
In a 5- to 6-quart pan, combine butter, onion, tarragon, and pepper to taste over medium high heat.
Step 2
Stir often until onion has softened but is not browned, 5-6 minutes.
Step 3
Sprinkle flour over onion mixture and cook, stirring often, for 1 minute.
Step 4
Gradually add broth, stirring constantly, until well blended.
Step 5
Add potatoes and bring mixture to a boil.
Step 6
Reduce heat, cover pan, and simmer until potatoes are tender when pierced, about 20 minutes.
Step 7
Flake salmon into bite-sized pieces.
Step 8
Add to broth mixture along with half and half, and lemon juice.
Step 9
Cook, stirring often, until soup is heated through, about 5 minutes.
Step 10
Do not allow to boil once the half and half has been added.
Step 11
Add peas and cook until they are bright green, about 1 minute. Ladle into bowls and serve immediately.


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