Quick Lunches: Healthy Fish Soup and Couscous

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!

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Quick Lunches: Healthy Fish Soup and Couscous
Spicy and comforting, this meal works well a nutritious lunch!
Fish soup in a blue ceramic bowl surrounded by vegetables
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Fish soup in a blue ceramic bowl surrounded by vegetables
Instructions
  1. Slice your fish fillet into two and season with salt and pepper. Keep aside
  2. 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
  3. Add the tomatoes and stir until cooked through
  4. Add the carrots, jalapenos, water or broth, salt and pepper to taste and bring to a simmer. Let it simmer for 30 minutes, covered.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
Recipe Notes

Share your version of this recipe How 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 Questions Which 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.

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