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Salmon Chowder in a bowl

Easy Salmon Chowder Recipe

This salmon chowder recipe is smokey, silky, and ridiculously comforting. Perfect as a meal all on its own or a fancy starter at your next dinner party!
Course seafood, Soup
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 15 Servings
Calories 82kcal


  • oil for cooking
  • 3 small carrots
  • 1/2 celery stalk
  • 1/2 bunch of green onions
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 3 qt water
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp Better Than Bouillon Chicken Base
  • 1 large potato
  • 1 lb smoked salmon
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • kosher salt to taste


  • Gather all the ingredients for the chowder.
    Ingredients on the table including; salt, red pepper flakes in a bowl, flour in a bowl, celery, green onions, 3 carrots, potato, oil, 2 smoked salmon fillets, and a measuring cup with whipping cream
  • Dice the carrots and celery into small cubes. Next, mince the green onions.
    2 bowls one with diced carrots and one with diced celery and green onion
  • Preheat a soup pot or Dutch oven with a bit of oil. Add in the veggies and cook them until they soften. Add flour and red pepper flakes to the mixture, stirring to combine. Cook the flour for a couple of minutes to remove the raw flavor.
    flour added to the diced veggies in the pot
  • Add the water and chicken broth concentrate. Bring to a boil.
    Water added to the ingredients in the pot
  • Dice the potatoes and smoked salmon into small cubes.
    A bowl of bite size diced potatoes
  • Add the smoked salmon and potatoes to the soup pot.
    Smoked salmon added into the soup in a pot
  • Add the heavy whipping cream to the soup. Bring it to a boil and immediately remove it from heat. Season with salt to taste.
    Easy Salmon Chowder in a pot
  • Garnish the soup with green onions and enjoy!
    Salmon Chowder in a bowl


Calories: 82kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 157mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2195IU | Vitamin C: 2.4mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.8mg