Salmon Soup (Lohikeitto)
Alternative namesCreamy salmon soup, laxsoppa
Place of originFinland
Main ingredientsSalmon fillets, potatoes, leeks

Salmon chowder (Finnish: lohikeitto, Swedish: laxsoppa) is a common dish in Finland and other Nordic countries. It consists of salmon fillets, boiled potatoes, carrots and leeks.[1][2] The dish is served hot, and typically seasoned with fresh dill, allspice, salt and black pepper. The soup is made with cream or whole milk, making it a chowder with a creamy flavour and texture.[2][3]

See also


  1. ^ Beatrice A. Ojakangas, (1992), Scandinavian Feasts: Celebrating Traditions Throughout the Year, University of Minnesota Press, pp:220
  2. ^ a b Alan Davidson, (1979), "North Atlantic Seafood: A Comprehensive Guide with Recipes", Ten Speed Press, pp:360
  3. ^ Moran, Sue (2022-04-16). "Finnish Salmon Soup (Lohikeitto) • authentic recipe!". The View from Great Island. Retrieved 2023-06-18.