The fish soup is a very nutritious and healthy dish that we should include in our list of recipes, and besides being very delicious, it provides many benefits to our organism.
There are infinite versions to prepare fish soup, there are those who only add fish and there are those who also add seafood, it will depend on the cook, the truth is that to prepare this fish soup we must have a good fish broth or fish fumet and although you can buy it ready in supermarkets, we always recommend preparing it at home, as the result is more delicious and much more natural, we can also prepare enough quantity and keep it in the freezer for use in future preparations such as rice or creams.
For this fish soup recipe, we use hake, but you can also use monkfish or the fish of your choice, what is important is that it is very fresh.
We invite you to follow our step-by-step videos below, where we will explain in detail how to prepare fish soup! And if you have any questions, leave us a comment and we will be happy to help you.
Ingredients To Prepare Fish soup
1 liter of fish fumet or fish broth
500 g. of hake cut into bite-size cubes
1 chopped onion
1 leek, chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 chopped carrot
30 ml. of crushed natural tomato
20 ml. brandy
1 slice of toasted bread cut into cubes
Salt to taste
How To Make Fish soup
Step 1: We begin the preparation of our fish soup, for this, in a pot at medium temperature and with a little olive oil, we will add the onion, garlic, leek and carrot and let it cook for 10 minutes, then add the toasted bread, stir and let it cook for 2 minutes.
Step 1: How To Make Fish soup
Step 2: Add the crushed tomato, brandy, stir and let the alcohol evaporate (2 minutes), add the fish fumet and when it starts to boil, lower the heat and cook for 20 minutes.
Step 2: How To Make Fish soup
Step 3: After 20 minutes, we are going to grind our fish soup, for this, you can use an arm grinder or do it in a blender, we grind until we see a mixture as homogeneous as possible (if we use an arm grinder, you can do it directly in the pot and with the fire on, if you use a blender, when you finish grinding, add the mixture back to the pot).
Step 3: How To Make Fish soup
Step 4: When we have our fish soup well mashed, add the fish pieces (previously seasoned with salt and pepper) and cook for 5 minutes, then remove from the heat and we have our delicious fish soup ready!
Step 4: How To Make Fish soup
Tips To Prepare Fish soup
For this fish soup, we use hake, but you can use another type of fish such as monkfish or whatever you like.
You can puree the fish soup with a blender or directly in the blender.
Some people add cream or milk cream to this fish soup to give it a creamier texture, we do not like it, since it takes away the flavor and additionally we consider that it is not necessary, by pureeing our broth, we will obtain a perfect texture like the one in this recipe.
This fish soup is perfect for celebrations such as Christmas, you can prepare it in advance and keep it in the refrigerator until serving time, to heat, we recommend doing it in a saucepan or pot and not the microwave.
It is important to cook the vegetables for the indicated time in order to obtain the flavor we are looking for our fish soup.
You can prepare a large quantity of fish stock and store it in the freezer for future preparations.
What can we accompany this recipe with?
This fish soup is perfect as a starter for our meals, it is also very popular at celebrations such as Christmas! And don't miss the bread!!!!
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