Alder Smoked Wild Salmon Chowder

10 oz pouch

Retail Price: $5.99

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10 oz pouch

Why You’ll Love It

Fishpeople sustainably catches its wild salmon in the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southeastern Alaska. The salmon is cooked over Alder wood with a dash of brown sugar, lending a deep, smoky flavor that pairs beautifully with the added vegetables like fennel, sweet onions, locally grown thyme, and red bell peppers. See More
SKU: 853197004081

About This Brand

What makes us "fish people"? For starters, we obviously love seafood. That’s why we only harvest ten sustainable species, helping to ensure those fish will be around for generations to come. We also know the names of the people who catch that seafood. To us, there’s nothing more important than supporting coastal communities. They are the foundation of our business, and we understand our success is directly connected to a healthy community working together. That includes local fisherman and family-owned farms, as well as small businesses and loyal, long-standing customers. So we don’t just talk the talk, we walk the walk. That’s what makes us Fishpeople: loving fish and having legs.We’ll brave the icy North Pacific, you brave the warmth of your kitchen. Now all you have to do for premium seafood is heat up one of our pouches for a few minutes and grab a fork (or a spoon – you make the call). With Fishpeople soups and bisques, there’s no prep, no cleanup, and no reason to break the bank...
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Water, cream, smoked salmon (wild salmon, salt, brown sugar, natural hardwood smoked), onions, potatoes, corn, celery, red bell peppers,contains 2% or less of corn starch, fennel, organic leeks, fish sauce (anchovy, sea salt), sherry wine reduction, thyme, chicken broth, natural alderwood smoke flavor, sugar, garlic, organic canola oil, yeast extract, maltodextrin, organic lemon juice, organic black pepper, organic sage, organic bay leaf. contains: fish (salmon, anchovy) and milk.

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Serving Size 1 Pouch (283g) Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving

Calories 300 Calories from Fat 170

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Trans Fat .5g
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 640mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 12g

Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 2%

Why You’ll Love Alder Smoked Wild Salmon Chowder

Chowder comes in many shapes and colors—clam or corn, Manhattan or New England style, and even cioppino (the Italian version). In basic terms, the word is just a way to collectively describe a rich soup made with seafood and vegetables. Though clams are a preferred base, wild salmon is another hearty option to make this savory soup.

Fishpeople sustainably catches their wild salmon in the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southeastern Alaska and cooks it over Alderwood with a dash of brown sugar. Doing so provides a deep, smoky flavor that pairs well with the added fennel, sweet onions, organic leeks, locally grown thyme, potatoes, corn, celery, and red bell peppers. The chef-inspired mixture is also flavored with fish sauce (made of anchovies and sea salt), sherry wine reduction, chicken broth, garlic, sage, and bay leaves inside a cream stock. The recipe is gluten-free, full of healthy omega fatty acids, and high in fiber and protein.

Nutritional values of Fishpeople Alder Smoked Wild Salmon Chowder

Salmon is a naturally healthy food that is rich in vitamins and minerals and a lean source of protein. It also has one of the best supplies of omega-3 fatty acids. With the added vegetables and spices, this hearty chowder is an entire meal in itself. One pouch offers just 300 calories, 12 grams of protein, two grams of fiber, and amounts of vitamins A and C. Here are more of the vitamins and minerals that you get each time you eat fish like salmon.

  • Omega-3: Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential part of the diet but are all too often left out—unless you eat a lot of oily fish like salmon, which is a primary source. These compounds are incredibly important since they contribute to brain functionality and heart health, as well as flexible joints and overall well-being. Omegas have even been directly linked to reducing certain forms of cancer. Omega-3s also are known to have a direct impact on the eyes, in particular staving off chronic dry eye and macular degeneration. In order to prevent these two issues, the American Optometric Association recommends that at least two servings of fish be eaten each week.

  • Vitamin E: Salmon is rich in vitamin E, which is a strong antioxidant that lowers a person's risk of heart disease and prevents the dangerous effects of oxidation. Antioxidants also reduce free radicals in the bloodstream, which increases blood flow and reduces blood pressure. Vitamin E is considered anti-aging too since it moisturizes the skin and reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Even better, it has been found to boost the immune system of elderly people and assist the body in preventing some types of cancer from forming.

  • Selenium: It can be difficult to find a good source of selenium, but wild Alaskan salmon contains plenty of it. Just three ounces of salmon contains roughly 50 percent of the recommended daily value. Selenium is effective at assisting the body in fighting off infection and can boost white blood cell counts.

  • Vitamin B: The main purposes of B vitamins include regulating energy metabolism and nervous system functionality. Vitamin B can also help to reduce cholesterol and help cell growth. Salmon is a good source of the entire family, rich in vitamins B2, B3, B6, and B12.

  • Calcitonin: Having plenty of calcium in your diet is good for bone health, but a lot of the calcium the body intakes is then discarded. However, calcitonin increases the body's ability to absorb calcium, thus enhancing bone health every time you take it. This is the prime reason why salmon is commonly recommended for treating osteoarthritis.

Benefits of cooking with Fishpeople Alder Smoked Wild Salmon Chowder

It’s the perfect on-the-go meal

The greatest part about Fishpeople Adler Smoked Wild Salmon Chowder is that it is easily stored and can be taken on the go. Because it’s dry-packed, it doesn’t require any kind of refrigeration or special storage, so this meal can be included in a lunch bag for a nutritious midday meal at the office or stowed in a backpack for a camping trip. The only thing it needs is some water to properly cook.

It’s quick and easy to serve

Cooking a family meal every night can be exhausting. The simple solution is to order out, but this typically means a menu of unhealthy foods and an increased food budget. Instead of shoveling out extra cash and getting greasy food in return, serve up Fishpeople’s wild salmon chowder in just a matter of minutes. Five to be exact. (There’s even a guarantee right on the label.) With very little additional preparation needed, Fishpeople helps you get dinner done quick and easy with more time leftover every evening.

Bread to pair with wild salmon chowder

Soup and bread go together like … well, soup and bread. Here are three easy recipes that you can pair up with your main meal, and use to scoop up every last bit in the bowl.

Paleo Garlic-Rosemary Focaccia

The best way to enjoy this warm, soft focaccia bread is right out of the oven. Prepare with eggs, coconut milk, apple cider vinegar, sea salt, cloved garlic, chopped rosemary, olive oil, and salt and pepper. It only takes 25 minutes to cook; when ready, cut into large squares that make for easy dipping into your bowl of chowder.

Paleo Bread

Just because you’re not loading up on carbs, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy bread. This Paleo-perfect recipe uses almond flour, eggs, baking soda, and cashew butter to build the base, which is then flavored with ground cumin. You can also play around with spices—rosemary and olives would be another great addition.

Honey-Wheat Bread

It might sound like an odd combo, but the slightly sweet taste of honey-wheat bread is a great compliment to the saltiness of wild salmon chowder and also balances out the sage, thyme, and bay leaf seasonings. To make, you just need sprouted white wheat flour, whole milk, honey, active dry yeast, sea salt, olive oil, and some heavy cream.

Reviews For Alder Smoked Wild Salmon Chowder

Based on 44 Reviews

Pretty good stuff

Because I buy the clam chowder for my husband and I am not a fan of clams, I get this for myself. I must say it is pretty good especially for a ready made packaged soup. I love the convenience too.

- Rebecca


Soo good! Will definitely be getting again.

- Erin

Amazing Chowder - Anytime, Anywhere

The Smoked Wild Salmon is my favorite flavor. Super delicious and heats up in no time. I purchased a few pouches in June for a motorcycling trip where we were camping out almost the entire time. Heat the pouch up in a pot of water, 5 minutes later you have your meal and water to make tea or coffee. Plus you can eat right from the pouch - easy clean up!

- Kimberly

Fantastic Snack

These packets are the perfect prescription for those times when you want to eat clean but you just don't have time to cook. 1 minute in the microwave and you're done. Perfection.

- Robtastic

Fantastic flavor

I've been trying out several products from Fishpeople and this one is a favorite! The flavor, seasoning and texture is perfect in the Salmon Chowder and I highly recommend it. I love their products for being eco-friendly and healthy meals that are ready to eat in minutes.

- Lauren

Really Good Soup

This comes in an easy to open pouch. The smoked salmon tastes amazing.

- Ebony

Fast & Delicious

I have purchased around ten of these. The taste is awesome and the ingredients are seemingly fresh.

- Hudson

So convenient, so good

One of the first pre-prepared chowder's I've ever had where each bite tastes slightly different. I can taste all the ingredients, it almost tastes homemade. Really good chowder, very unique seasoning and herbs, and incredibly convenient for when you are in a rush.

- Samson

Well balanced

I love these Fish People soups but this one is my favorite. It has such a good balance of flavor- not allowing the smoked fish be too strong. It is so easy to take to work and heat up.

- Karen G

Fishpeople smoked alder salmon chowdee


- Wendy berloe buch

Must buy again

This definite is a MUST Buy again. Thoroughly enjoyed!

- Tregina

Love Fishpeople Products

Very tasty on its own or with rice. I order a variety of Fishpeople products every month (I'm an older person on my own). The ingredients are sourced with great care (you can read complete details on their website as well as see videos and read fishermen poetry!).

- Bonnie

Wonderful feed bag

Wonderful flavors in a generous portion with no dirty dishes. Yumm

- Loretta

Fish soup

Love this product. It is as good as you could make and with a half sandwich perfect for two. After a long day in the garden or working, dinner is ready in a flash. I have reordered this several times.

- Connie phillips


This is the BEST soup I have ever had! The consistency is thin for a chowder, but adding rice makes it absolutely perfect and an even more satisfying meal. I'm obsessed!!!

- Tiffany

Great Chowder!

I love the flavor and it's great for a quick meal.

- Sharon


Was very good will be buying again very fresh

- Sherry


Love the taste of this nutritious chowder

- Mary

Easy and tasty on a cold night

Just the right amount of savory richness for a rainy winter night, and easy to zap in the microwave. Might be a little obsessed with this soup and have eaten for dinner 3 nights this week.

- Elizabeth


Loved this! Best soup I have ever purchased. Will be buying again.

- Rhonda

Strong Bold Flavors

It's hard to believe this is a packaged soup. It seriously tastes like it was made from scratch from a really nice restaurant. Very impressed!

- Monica

Loved it

I wasn't sure being packaged like it is, but it was great. I did take it out of the bag and heat it in a pot rather than boil the bag - too messy and hot that way.

- Cheryl

Restaurant Quality

Perfect for 2 people with meal or one person as a meal with crackers. We love this! It has lots of salmon.

- Anne

Great soup

I make a lot of soup and prefer home made; this soup measured up. Mine didn't look like the picture though, but I'll forgive that because the flavor was there.

- Nancy

Luv it!

This is a great soup that is on my next order list.

- Sharon

No high expectations, but satisfactory

They must be heated for at least three minutes over the said time (in my opinion). The broth to food ratio is more in the favor of the broth. Smells fishy, and tastes fishy. Overall I will def buy them again and enjoy having seafood soup that I can have ready in less than 10 minutes.

- Damon


I love Fishpeople products and this is one of my favorites along with the Razor Clam. My son is also a huge fan and he is very picky. The Thrive price is excellent and makes it affordable. They just need to get this, and other items, back in stock on a consistent basis.

- Melissa

oh, yummmmmmm!

So good I just ate it out of the package straight from the micro with a spoon! Fresh, flavourful and all the right ingredients. Bravo!

- Yvette


We LOVE these soups!

- LB


This soup was delicious! I used it mixed in with pasta, bacon and bell peppers. Add some white wine and it was a terrific meal!

- Jennifer Smith

Surprisingly Fantastic!!

I was amazed at how good this chowder tasted. I never expect much from a pre-made, packaged food product but this was delicious and healthy to boot. Makes a great work lunch.

- Meghan


I got this for free with my order. It was very good.. I did not see that it was gluten free on the package but I see that the description here says it is!! Very happy about that. I also like that the fish is wild caught and not farm raised. I will be purchasing more of these products.

- Donna

Get fishy!

This is just ONE of the many fishpeople soups, chowder and bisques that are a staple at my house! I pour over Basmati brown rice (California grown, organic) for a meal that tastes gourmet but rivals the fast food chains in cost!

- Sherry


I just tried the Alder Smoked Wild Salmon Chowder and I love it. Will buy again.

- Judy


I really enjoyed this. Nice pieces of salmon and delicious flavor.

- Colleen

Chowder with no milk!

This is a excellent soup or chowder that is both filling and especially tasty. I read about the company and was impressed as well. An easy preparation full of flavor without being overpowering if you are not a great fan of salmon..

- Karen G


This gives you a full bowl of absolutely delicious salmon chowder. I highly recommend it.

- Melissa

It's Like Dessert

This is my ultimate favorite lunch. I mean, really. The flavor is enough to take away every surrounding distraction. It's SO delicious you just have to try it. And these are $8 in my home town grocery store. $3? Can't beat that. Super safe for my Celiac tummy too. Gotta love it.

- Mandy


This chowder is divine. Perfect for a quick meal- I just wish it was a bit cheaper :/

- nicola

Absolutely, perfectly scrumptious!

This is a wonderfully flavorful blend of perfectly smoked salmon, a delightful and satisfying combination of delicately cooked vegetables and the perfect seasonings in a rich, creamy, indulgent base. This is comfort food of the finest order!

- Gloria


Fish People is the best!!!! I don't understand how they do it, but it is so incredible. Thank you Thrive!!!!!

- Jamie


I tried all the seafood soups and they are so good. They are not salty or "fishy".

- Cynthia

A new favorite

Normally I don't like anything smoked but the salmon in this chowder was very pleasant. For the price this product can;t be beat. I love their message of sustainability and commitment to local fishing communities. Take it to work this winter: 1 minute in the microwave and you have a real treat.

- Emily

Alder smoked salmon chowder

Tasted better than I expected of a pouch chowder. Very smokey but a little "fishy" and I would have liked to have more vegetables. I think I will steam some carrots and potatoes or spinach or kale and add those next time.

- Lynn

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