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Lohikeitto Soup in a bowl


Lohikeitto recipe - delicious and the easiest ever salmon soup that is so popular in Finland. Made in just 30 minutes, this cozy and hearty fish soup is sure to warm you on the chilly winter nights.
Course Soup
Cuisine Finnish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 260kcal
Author Iryna


  • 7 c vegetable or fish broth
  • 4 medium potatoes cubed
  • 1 small onion finely minced* (See the notes)
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1 lb salmon
  • 1 c heavy cream
  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • c dill chopped


  • Add fish or vegetable broth in a large Dutch Oven or stock pot. Bring to a boil.
  • Add potatoes and cook for 15 minutes. Stir in chopped carrot and minced onion and cook for another 5 minute.
  • Next add in salmon, salt and pepper and continue cooking for another 5 minutes.
  • To finish off, pour in heavy cream and simmer the soup for a final 5 minutes.
  • Adjust the seasonings and ladle Lohikeitto into the bowls. Serve with rye croutons or crackers.


Alternatively you can use 1 leek, thinly sliced.


Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 7.1g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 867mg | Potassium: 1399mg | Fiber: 4.3g | Sugar: 2.6g | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 3mg