Salmon Chowder

Recipe Ingredients:
2 Tbs (30 ml) butter
1 medium onion, chopped
2 ribs celery, diced
2 medium carrots, diced
2 medium potatoes, diced
2 cups (500 ml) fish stock or water
1/4 cup (60 ml) dry white wine (optional)
1 lb (450 g) skinless salmon fillets, cut into
1/2-inch (1 cm) pieces
2 cups (500 ml) milk
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Chopped fresh chives or parsley for garnish

Heat the butter in a large saucepan over moderate heat and saute the onions and celery until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the potatoes, fish stock, and optional wine and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer covered for 15 minutes. Add the salmon and cook an additional 5 minutes. Add the milk and bring to a simmer - do not boil. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with fresh herbs.Serves 4 to 6.
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