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Gig Harbor Salmon Chowder Recipe

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This recipe for Gig Harbor Salmon Chowder, by , is from The Smith Hubbard Warns Connection Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sally Smith
Added: Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 can chicken broth
1 8-oz. bottle clam juice
1 C. dry white wine
2# salmon fillets, about 1" thick
6 T. butter
1 med. onion, chopped
4 ribs celery, chopped
1/4 tsp. EACH basil, thyme and marjoram
1-1/2 C. milk
1 can, 1#12 oz., diced tomatoes, drained
1 T. brandy
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1-1/2 C. shredded cheddar cheese

Directions:
Directions:
In a large skillet combine the chicken broth, clam broth and wine. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and place salmon in liquid. Cover and simmer until salmon is opaque in center, about 10-12 minutes.
Lift out salmon to cool. Reserve liquid.
In Dutch oven melt the butter and add onion and celery and stir often util onion is soft, about 10 minutes.
Stir in the spices, milk, tomatoes and poaching liquid.
Cover and let cook gently for 10 minutes.
Add salmon and brandy and salt and pepper.
Heat just to boiling and then remove from heat.
Ladle into bowls and offer cheese to add as desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes or less
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Sally is the wife of Earl Smith, son of Myrtle Smith, sister-in-law of Ota Smith. Elmer visited this family when he was in the Navy. He and Kay returned their hospitality when Earl was in the Army and training at Camp San Luis during the Korean War. This chowder was a speciality of Sally's.

 

 

 

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