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Solyanka

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Solianka is a tasty Russian soup. Solianka gets its taste from fish mixed with seafood and flavored with lemon. Solianka is cherished by many people around the world.
Ingredients
  Fish 1 Pound
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, thinly sliced
  Cucumber 1 Medium, peeled and coarsely chopped
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, peeled and cut in pieces
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper white 1
  Shrimp 2 1⁄2 Ounce
  Canned mussels 2 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Gherkin 1 , thinly sliced
  Pitted ripe olives 5 , sliced
  Capers 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon slices 3
  Fresh dill 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Prepare fish fillets.
To prepare fish broth: cover fish heads, bones and fins with boiling salted water in a saucepot.
Add soup greens and cook 45 to 50 minutes.
Strain broth.
Cook sliced onion in heated butter in a saucepot about 8 minutes; do not brown.
Add cucumber and tomato and simmer 10 minutes.
Pour in strained stock and season to taste with salt and white pepper.
Heat to boiling, add fish (cut in pieces) and cook gently until fish is done.
Add shrimp (or pieces of lobster meat) and mussels and simmer several minutes.
Mix in the sliced gherkins, ripe olives and capers.
Add thin lemon slices (halved) and fresh dill.
If desired, garnish with thick sour cream or serve cream separately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Seafood

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