Lohikeitto, Finnish salmon soup

★★★★★ l "A recipe that is quite tasty 🙂 Salmon is good in all its forms! "

This soup is a real treat, you will ask for more! It remains a very simple dish, requiring few ingredients and little preparation time. It consists of salmon, the most common fish in Finland, and root vegetables such as potato and carrot. Personally I prefer to make this soup with water but for the greediest, you can make it with cream!

Information on the recipe of Lohikeitto

2 servings

Number of servings

5 minutes

Preparation time

0 hours

Resting time

30-35 minutes

Cooking time

Ingredients for making Finnish salmon soup, lohikeitto

  • saumon


    salmon steak

  • oignon

    1 half

    yellow onion

  • pomme de terre



  • carotte



  • piment

    1 tsp.

    hot pepper

  • water


  • lait



  • aneth


    bunch of dill

  • poivre


  • salt


  • conseil recette

    Milk can be replaced by cream

  • conseil recette

    You can use a vegetable broth

Étapes de préparation du lohikeitto

Step 1: Chop the onion

Peel and finely chop the yellow onion.

ingredients lohikeitto

Step 2: Peel and chop the vegetables

Start by peeling your potatoes and carrots. Then cut them into cubes or strips, as you wish. The most important thing is to have pieces of vegetables that are roughly the same size so that they cook the same way.

vegetables lohikeitto

Step 3: Cook the vegetables

Add your chopped vegetables to your pot and cover them with water.

Cook the vegetables in a saucepan, adding salt and pepper. You can also add vegetable broth if you have it

diced vegetables

Step 4: Prepare the salmon

Prepare your salmon steaks by removing the skin and bones. Rinse your fish and cut it into cubes. Then, as soon as the vegetables are almost cooked, add the salmon and chili.

Regarding the cooking of the vegetables, if you stick a knife into the potatoes, it should be able to go in without much resistance.

salmon steak

Step 5: Add the milk

Let your salmon cook with your vegetables for 5 minutes and then add the milk (or cream for those who prefer). Bring to a boil.

salmon cut into cubes

Step 6: Serve

Just before serving, add some chopped dill! Enjoy!

This recipe goes great with toasted toast with butter 🤩


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