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Fish Soup (Psarosoupa)

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  Cleaned fish/2 heads and bones from large fish such as red snapper / mackerel tied together in cheesecloth 2 Small
  Bay leaf 1
  Water 2 Quart (Enough To Cover)
  Onions 10 Small, peeled and left whole
  New potatoes 10 Small, pared and left whole
  Carrots 4 , pared and sliced in 1 inch pieces
  Stalk celery 1 , sliced in 1 inch pieces
  Tomatoes 3 , peeled, seeded, and chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed in a garlic press
  Mackerel fillets 2 Pound
  Red snapper fillets 1 Pound
  Codfish fillets 1 Pound
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Lemon juice 1 Large
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Put fish heads and bones into a stock pot with bay leaf and water.
Bring to a boil and cook 20 minutes, removing scum as it forms.
Strain broth; return to pot.
Discard heads and bones.
Add onibns, potatoes, carrots, celery, tomatoes, and garlic.
Place mackerel and snapper on top of vegetables.
Add water if necessary to cover.
Bring to a boil quickly.
Boil 10 minutes.
Add codfish.
Boil another 10 minutes.
Remove fish and place in a heated serving dish.
Garnish with parsley.
Blend lemon juice and olive oil.
Drizzle half over fish and add the rest to the stock.
Pour soup and vegetables into a tureen.
Serve the fish and soup in separate dishes.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8495 Calories from Fat 3439

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 384 g590.7%

Saturated Fat 71.5 g357.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1922.9 mg641%

Sodium 5283.9 mg220.2%

Total Carbohydrates 239 g79.7%

Dietary Fiber 45.3 g181.1%

Sugars 75.7 g

Protein 983 g1966.4%

Vitamin A 969.1% Vitamin C 418.8%

Calcium 117.6% Iron 174.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fish Soup (Psarosoupa) Recipe