Lohikeitto – Finnish Fish Soup

In Finnish, “lohi” means salmon and “keitto” means soup. This creamy fish chowder is a common dish in all Scandinavian countries. It’s one of those delicious soups that’s extremely easy to make and very hard to forget.

servings: 1 | calories: 328 | cooking time: 15 min | weight: 122 gr / oz
Category: base camp, lightweight, one-pot, soups

nutrition info:

calories: 328, protein: 18.6 g, carbs: 18.4 g, fat: 19.8 g, sodium: 664 mg

you'll need:

2 tablespoons instant mashed potatoes
2 tablespoons full cream milk powder (Nestle Nido)
1/4 teaspoon fish seasoning
1 teaspoon vegetable bouillon powder
1 tablespoon ghee
1 small shallot
1 bay leaf
1 pouch boneless pink salmon (about 70g/ 2.5oz)

at home:

Mix mashed potatoes, milk powder, fish seasoning and bouillon powder in a zip-lock bag.
Pack remaining ingredients separately.

on the trail:

Melt ghee in a pot, add chopped onions and cook until soft and translucent.
Pour in potato-milk mixture and 1 cup water.
Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
Season to taste with salt and pepper; then add bay leaf and drained salmon.
Simmer for 5 minutes; remove from the heat and discard bay leaf.

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