My Dad’s Alaskan Salmon and Sweet Corn Chowder Recipe

My Dad’s Alaskan Salmon and Sweet Corn Chowder Recipe (re-post from a facebook note)

(altered a little by me)

1/2 cup chopped onion
few cloves of minced garlic (depending on your taste, I like lots)
2 cups low sodium chicken broth (I use veggie broth)
1 can low fat milk
2 tbsp margarine (I use butter)
1/2 to full can corn
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 cup diced red potatoes
1 cup diced carrots (I dont have carrots today)
1/2 tsp thyme
1-2 can’s of Alaskan Smoke Salmon (my mom buys this crazy “Captain Jim’s Gourmet” kind- yummmmmy)
salt, pepper, cayenne to taste

Drain and flake Alaskan Smoked Salmon, reserving liquid. Saute` onions, celery and garlic with margarine, in a medium saucepan. Add potatoes, carrots, reserved salmon liquid, chicken broth and seasonings. Simmer, covered 25 minutes, or untilvegetables are tender. Add flaked salmon, milk and corn; heat thoroughly. Sprinkle with minced parsley to serve. Enjoy!