Delicious Finnish Salmon Soup (Lohikeitto) Recipe 

Finnish Salmon Soup, or Lohikeitto, is a cosy 30-minute supper with a light cream broth, melt-in-your-mouth salmon chunks, and tonnes of fresh dill!

– 1 lb skin-on salmon filet – 4 Tbsp unsaltd butter – 1 large leek, trimmed, sliced, and well rinsed – 5 cups water (you can also use fish stock) – 1 lb russet potatoes, peeled and diced – 1 large carrot, sliced – 1 cup fresh dill for garnish, finely chopped, divided – 1 cup heavy cream – 1/4 tsp allspice, use more to taste – salt and pepper to taste



Remove salmon skin and cut into large bits. Discard little pin bones. Reserve skin.

Step 1

Step 2

Butter-fry leeks in a soup saucepan for 10 minutes until tender. After boiling 5 cups of water with the reserved fish skin, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes while the leeks cook. 

Step 3

You can omit this step if using fish stock. Strain the broth and add it to the pan with the leeks, potatoes, carrots, and half the fresh dill. 

Step 4

Cook potatoes for 10 minutes more until tender.Cook the fish, cream, and allspice in the broth on medium for a few minutes. Salt and pepper leftover dill.

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