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Simple Homemade Fish Soup with Veggies (Ukha)

Light fish soup is perfect for that summer catch or as a winter comfort soup.
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Our quick, easy, and delicious ukha recipe that can be made from scratch in 6 steps. See our step-by-step breakdown today.

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How often do you consume protein in the form of fish? There are so many fish recipes that can be made, but this easy soup is a change from the usual chowder that’s served at restaurants. Delicious ukha soup is light and can be made in 6 easy steps!

Soup is the ultimate form of comfort food. It’s easy on your digestive system and is one of the best ways to intake your nutrients. Ukha is a very versatile soup, since so many different Slavic cultures make it, and all have their own way of making it. Commonly, it’s made from fresh-caught fish.

Along with fish, you will need potatoes (for the fiber), carrots (beta-carotene), tomatoes (lycopene), and onions (antioxidants) for this soup. These ingredients are usually on hand at home, and otherwise are very beneficial to your body.

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What do I need to make the fish bullion?

  • water
  • onion
  • salt
  • Pieces of fish (any fish you like, and any part of fish, head, tail just chunks that you would throw away afterwards).

Meanwhile, prepare the rest of the ingredients:

  • potatoes
  • carrots
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • fresh dill
  • fresh parsley
  • bay leaf
  • tomatoes
  • fresh fish

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Simple Homemade Fish Soup with Veggies (Ukha)

Light fish soup is perfect for that summer catch or as a winter comfort soup.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: Fish, Russian, Seafood, Soup
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 417kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 potatoes, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled & sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • lb fish pieces, boneless, skinless, & cubed
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 medium onion, chopped largely
  • ½ Tbsp salt
  • 1 lb fish

Instructions

Fish Bouillion

  • Make the fish bouillon by adding the ingredients in a pot and boil for 30 minutes.
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  • After your bouillon is ready, strain it into a clean pot (you will be using just the water).
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Fish Soup

  • Add the potatoes and carrots. Boil until the potatoes are fork-tender.
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  • Keeping the heat on medium/low, add fresh fish pieces, bay leaf, and bell pepper and tomatoes. Cook for another 7-10 minutes.
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  • Add pepper to taste and chopped fresh dill and parsley.
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  • Turn heat off. Ready to serve!

Nutrition

Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 869mg | Potassium: 1864mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5311IU | Vitamin C: 83mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 3mg

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