Fish Soup

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1 lb Frozen cod
3 Medium potatoes
2 or 3 Sticks of celery including tops
2 Medium carrots
1 Small onion
1 Small tomato
4 Cups chicken or fish stock
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tsp dried thyme
½ Tsp crushed chili (if you like it spicy)
2 Bay leaves
1 Tsp salt (no salt if using bullion for stock!)

Chopped parsley for garnish.


Thaw the fish and cut it into bite size pieces.

Chop potatoes, celery, carrots, and tomato. Slice the onion.

In a soup pot, heat olive oil gently, add onion and sauté for a couple of minutes. Add chopped potatoes, celery, and carrots.

Chopped ingredients Frying veg

Add salt, chili, bay leaves, and thyme. Sauté for a minute and add the chopped tomato. Stir well and cover. Cook for a couple of minutes.

Add herbs Add tomatoes

Add the stock and bring to a boil. Cook until the potatoes are done.

Add stock Cook

Add fish pieces. Bring to a boil. Cook for 10 minutes. Serve hot with crusty bread or rolls. Garnish with chopped parsley.

Add fish Ready


Try other types of fish like haddock, sole, or cooked shrimp.


© Meher Shaik 2013