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Creamy salmon soup recipe is simple yet elegant for starter course or main dish. It is quite basic salmon soup, very little preparation and very flavorful.

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1 lb. salmon fillet-skinless, boneless

1 lb. medium/large peeled and deveined shrimp

2 Tbsp. olive oil

3-4 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and chopped

1 medium onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 bay leaf

1 cup heavy cream

1 quart chicken stock

1 ½ – 2 cups Milk

1 Tbsp. fresh chopped dill

Salt and black pepper

1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper

1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg



In a Dutch oven or large pot, sauté onions in olive oil until tender for 3-4 minutes. Add garlic and cook for another1-2 minutes.


Add liquid ingredients (chicken stock, milk and cream), add bay leaf and season with salt and pepper.


Bring to the boil, add potatoes and simmer for about 11-13 minutes or until vegetables are almost tender. Add fish and shrimp;  continue to simmer for 3-5 minutes or until fish is cooked. Add chopped dill, ground nutmeg, cayenne pepper. If it’s necessary adjust seasoning. Turn off the heat and serve.