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Traditional Fish Soup

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This fish soup recipe is a flavorful soup recipe that can be prepared with any fish of your choice. flavored with a hint of vodka, along with saffron, the fish soup is made along with bacon and vegetables. Herbed with basil and bayleaf, the fish soup is simply seasoned and can be served as a side in meals.
Ingredients
  Fish fillets 1 Pound
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Aquavit/Vodka 2 Tablespoon
  Chives 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 4 , peeled
  Leek 1
  Carrots 2
  Potatoes 5 Medium
  Bacon slices 3
  Beef stock/Canned beef bouillon 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Saffron 1 Pinch
  Basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Parsley 1 Dash (For Garnishing)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Drain fillets; cut into 1-inch pieces.
Put into deep dish.
Add lemon juice and aquavit; cover.
Finely chop chives and onions.
Cut leek in half, then into pieces.
Peel and dice carrots and potatoes.
Dice bacon; put into pot.
Cook until just transparent.
Add onions and chives; cook 3 minutes.
Let mixture steam.
Add leek, carrots, and potatoes; steam 1 minute.
Pour in stock.
Add saffron, basil, and bay leaf; cover.
Cook 15 minutes.
Add fish mixture with its liquid; simmer slowly 5 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Fish

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