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American Style Fish Soup    HT  SP    90mins

Serve 4         Hot  Fish  Pork  Soups  North America



900g/2lb Mixed White Fish

900ml/1 1/2 pts Fish Stock

50g/2oz Streaky Bacon

1 tbsp Oil

1 Large Onion

4 Medium Potatoes

4 Carrots

4 Stocks of Celery, chopped

1 tbsp Parsley, chopped

400g/14oz tin of Chopped Tomatoes

2 tbsp Tomato Ketchup

3 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1/2  teasp dried Thyme

Salt and Pepper




1. Skin and bone the fish and cut into 2.5cm/1 inch pieces. Chop the bacon.


2. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the bacon until crisp. Add the chopped onion and cook until soft and transparent.


3. Peel and chop the potatoes and carrots and add to the pan together with the rest of the ingredients apart from the fish and bacon. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes.


4. Add the fish pieces and bacon, cover and cook for a further 15 minutes. Serve hot in deep bowls.


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Common terms used when making sauces

Blend - To mix together ingredients, usually of different consistencies, to a smooth and even texture, utilising a utensil such as a wooden spoon or blender.

Coats a spoon – when a substance is rendered thin/thick enough so that when a wooden or metal spoon is inserted into it and taken out, the substance leaves a thin film “coating the spoon”.

Boil - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time.

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size


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Allow to cool, cover and refrigerate


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