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Adirondack Salmon Chowder

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Adirondack Salmon Chowder
From "My Adirondack Way of Cooking" by Musky Bob

If this doesn’t make your mouth water in anticipation on those cool Fall or Winter days nothing will. I use salmon mostly, but you can substitute most any type of fish.
· ½ stick butter
· ¼ cup flour
· ½ cup chopped onion
· 6 slices bacon, diced
· ½ cup diced celery
· 1½ teaspoons garlic powder not garlic salt
· 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
· 1 ½ cup diced potatoes
· ½ bag baby carrots, cut bite size
· 1 cup chicken broth
· 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
· 1 teaspoon salt
· 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
· 1 teaspoon parsley
· 2 bay leaves
· ½ teaspoon thyme
· ½ teaspoon dried dill weed
· 2 6” salmon fillets, cubed 1”
· 1 qt. milk
· 1 (15 ounce) can creamed corn
· 1 teaspoon cornstarch
· 1 12 oz. pkg. Cream cheese
1. Sauté bacon, then add butter, onion, broth, celery, carrots, and garlic powder & cook until all is tender. Stir in potatoes, old bay seasoning, parsley, bay leaves, salt, pepper, and dill.
2. Bring to a boil, and reduce heat. Cover, and simmer 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
3. Stir in salmon, milk, creamed corn, flour, cornstarch, and cream cheese. Cook on medium, stirring frequently until heated through and cream cheese is melted.
4. Serve steaming hot with oyster crackers.
Please let me know how you like it. It’s one of my favorites.

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Bob's most famous recipe!  Thanks for sharing Bob!  A true favorite amongst the Lake Ontario captain's.  :emoticon-0148-yes:

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Bob

Well made a batch of the chowder yesterday and it's great. Really came out good. I threw walleye in instead of the salmon.

I also added a steep between 3 and 4 which is drink beer till ready to eat. There is a annual soup contest I get in and I'm gonna

make this this year,Thanks bob for a great recipe.

 

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Have made this many times including for a Christmas eve meal for 20+. Many asked for the recipe.  Everyone has raved about it. You won't be disappointed.

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Gave it a test run, And it's awesome! Gonna serve it at our annual fall fish fry family party this year, I'm sure it's gonna be a hit, thanks for the recipe Bob 

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So glad it passed the test. ;)  Now get ready for the compliments from family & friends.  Thanks for the comment.

 

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Had the party this past weekend and everyone raved about the chowder! Had a lot of requests for the recipe, and went through a lot of addult beverages also, not sure how that happened, seemed like a good idea at the time 

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