July 22, 2015

Salmon Chowder

Makes 6 servings

1/2 lb red potatoes
1/2 lb sliced bacon
1-2 scallion bunches
1 cup corn
3 garlic cloves
red pepper flakes
3 cups whole milk
2/3 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 lb salmon filet, cubed
salt, pepper, lemon juice

1) Cut potatoes into bite sized cubes. Cook in salted boiling water until just tender 8-10 minutes. Drain and set aside.

2) Fry bacon until crisp, drain on a paper towel.

3) In remaining bacon fat, cooke scallions, corn, garlic, thyme, red pepper flakes, about 5 minutes.

4) Add milk and cream, and bring to just a boil.

5) Reduce heat and add potatoes, bacon, salmon chunks and salt & pepper. Simmer gently until salmon is just cooked through, 5-8 minutes. Add lemon juice & chives to serve.