This smoked salmon chowder is full of broccoli, baby potatoes, cauliflower, onions and garlic for a comforting and healthy meal that can easily be made dairy free.
Bagels and lox and smoked fish pate have been done already. This is a whole new spin on how to use smoked salmon! You can also use smoked trout or smoked bluefish in place of the salmon.
For Ryan's birthday this year he was gifted a smoker, and we are slowly but surely figuring out the perfect brine, timing and heat. Until then, this chowder is made with a store-bought smoked salmon filet.
For those of you who are experts at smoking blues or trout, by all means use that instead - any smoked fish will do.