Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
30 Mins
Makes 12 cups

How to Make It

Step 1

Sauté shallot in butter in a large Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until tender. Whisk in flour and salt until smooth. Cook 1 minute, whisking constantly. Gradually whisk in chicken broth. Add potatoes and bay leaf. Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until potatoes are almost tender. Add salmon; simmer 5 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork and potatoes are tender.

Step 2

Discard bay leaf. Stir in cream, 2 tablespoons chives, vinegar, and next 3 ingredients. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. (Do not boil.) Ladle into bowls; sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons chives.

Recipes reprinted with permission from 300 Sensational Soups (Robert Rose, 2008) by Carla Snydere and Meredith Deeds.

Ratings & Reviews

tipper1042's Review

January 15, 2014

Cheryl162's Review

October 02, 2012
Very hearty and delicious!

gavsmom's Review

February 22, 2012
Outstanding!! I think the vinegar has been the missing secret ingredient all along....