A fish soup isn’t necessarily the first choice of soup for most people but this recipe is sure to change your mind. The salmon is the star of this dish, having soaked up the spicy flavours of the broth. The couscous offers a variety in texture and flavour with its slightly nutty flavour.
Light, comforting yet filling–you’re sure to be surprised by how energetic you feel after this meal! This dish consists of white meat, veggies and a good dose of carbs, which is almost everything one requires while eating healthy!
Slice your fish fillet into two and season with salt and pepper. Keep aside
Take a deep bottomed vessel and heat some olive oil in it. Once the oil is hot, add the slices of onion and garlic and cook until fragrant. Stir in the cumin powder and coriander powder
Add the tomatoes and stir until cooked through
Add the carrots, water or broth, salt and pepper to taste and bring to a simmer. Let it simmer for 30 minutes, covered.
Meanwhile, make your couscous. Bring a pot of water to a boil, add a teaspoon of olive oil and some salt to taste. Add your couscous in, stop the heat and let the couscous steam for 5 mins.
Taste and adjust the seasonings of your soup and remove one cup of water. Add the fish along with the parsley and let it simmer for 5-10 mins or until the fish is opaque and starts to flake. Taste and adjust seasonings if required.
Plate the couscous in a bowl and top it with the fish, vegetables and pour enough broth to immerse the couscous. Top with some fresh parsley.
Share your version of this recipeHow do you make fish soup at home? What ingredients do you use? Share your version with us! You can check out all our fish recipes here. Frequently Asked QuestionsWhich other fish can I use to make this recipe?You can use snapper fillets to make this recipe. Can I add other vegetables to this recipe?Yes. You can add any vegetables of your choice to this recipe.