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Saffron Flavored Fish Soup

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Ingredients
  Fish fillets 1 Pound
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Aquavit 2 Tablespoon
  Chives 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 4 , peeled
  Leek 1
  Carrots 2
  Potatoes 5 Medium
  Bacon slices 3
  Beef broth/Meat stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Saffron 1 Pinch
  Basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

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

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Fish

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