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Savory Salmon Stew

Savory, spicy comfort in a bowl. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American, Seafood
Keyword: comfort food, salmon, seafood, soup, stew
Servings: 8
Author: LittleBit


  • 8 cups water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ~6 red potatoes, quartered
  • 1 large vidalia/sweet onion, quartered
  • 2 - 15 oz. cans tomato sauce
  • 2 - 15 oz. cans diced tomatoes
  • ~3-4 whole salmon filets, raw
  • 1-2 slices fat back or bacon, diced & cooked
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • hot sauce to taste (Tabasco)
  • white rice (optional) cooked as directed on package


  • Season water with salt and boil potatoes until cooked firm when poked with a fork, but not falling apart.
  • Pour off half of water, and add canned tomatoes, sauce, onion, and fat back. Add salt and pepper & hot sauce to desired taste.
  • Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  • Add whole salmon filets. Let cook for about 10 minutes, then break apart the cooked salmon filets into bite-size pieces with a fork or spoon.
  • Serving option: Pour over a scoop of rice in a bowl. Enjoy!