Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Lohikeitto is a delicious traditional hearty and creamy soup prepared with salmon that is originally from Finland.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Finnish, Scandinavian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Vera Abitbol
  • ½ lb fresh salmon
  • lb white potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • ½ leek
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • cup fish stock (or water)
  • ½ bunch dill
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Salt
  • Pink peppercorns whole
  1. Cut the potatoes, onion and leek into small pieces. Cut the salmon into small ½ inch thick strips.

  2. Cook potatoes, onion and leeks in boiling fish stock or salted water.
  3. Once the potatoes are cooked, add the cream, bring to a boil then reduce heat to low.
  4. Add salmon, making sure not to break it.

  5. Add half the dill and simmer for 5 minutes over low heat.
  6. Add the butter, salt. Add a few pink peppercorns. Sprinkle with remaining dill before serving.