Lohikeitto (Salmon soup)

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A salmon soup from Finland

Lohikeitto (Salmon soup)
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:771
Ready in:55 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:40 minutes
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:9th January 2017

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  1. In large saucepan, bring the salmon, stock, white peppercorns, bay leaf and salt to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer until the salmon is cooked - about 15 minutes.
  3. In a small pan, heat the oil and sauté the onion until softened
  4. One the salmon is cooked, remove from the stock and leave to cool.
  5. Add the potatoes and carrots to the salmon water and boil until almost done.
  6. After salmon has cooled, remove the skin and carefully remove any bones.
  7. When potatoes and carrots are almost done, add 180ml of milk, the cream and the onion.
  8. Mix the remaining 180ml milk with the flour and add to the potatoes and carrots.
  9. Cook until the potatoes and carrots are done, then add the salmon and dill and stir gently.

Serving suggestions

Serve with rye bread

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