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Keto Seafood Chowder

Diet Doctor
Elegant layers of flavor combine with flaky, tender chunks of salmon, shrimp, and wilted spinach, giving this cream-based seafood chowder absolute rave reviews. Colorful, beautiful, delicious, easy, and keto! A winner all around.
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 792 kcal


  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 5 oz celery stalks (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup clam juice or vegetable stock
  • 1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp dried sage or dried thyme
  • ½ lemon, juice and zest
  • 1 lb salmon, boneless fillets
  • 2 oz baby spinach 2 cups
  • 8 oz shrimp peeled and deveined
  • salt and pepper
  • ½ tbsp red chili peppers
  • fresh sage optional for garnish


  • Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and celery. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add clam juice, cream, cream cheese, sage, lemon juice and lemon zest. Let it simmer for about 10 minutes without lid.
  • Add the fish and shrimp. Simmer for 3 minutes or until fish is just cooked (should flake easily). Add the baby spinach and stir until wilted.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Garnish with fresh red chili and fresh sage before serving for extra flavor and splash of color.


Per Serving:
Total Carbs: 7g
Protein: 37g
Fat: 69g
Keyword chowder, keto, seafood

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