- 1 angler or monkfish along with the head (1 - 1 ½ kilos) intestines, gills and skin removed
- 1 ½ liters vegetable stock or 1 vegetable bouillon cube diluted in 1 ½ liters water
- 1 onion, large
- 2 carrots
- 2 celery stalks
- 3 potatoes, medium
- 4 sprigs leaf celery
- 1 sprig rosemary
- 1 star anise
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 hot chili pepper
- grated zest from 1 lemon
- juice from 1 lemon
- 4-8 tablespoons olive oil, for serving
- 1 lemon, for serving
- 5 sprigs thyme, for serving
Greek Fish Soup
Gluten Free Diet
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Dairy Free Diet
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Egg Free Diet
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Nuts Free Diet
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Low in Sugars Diet
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- Add the fish in a large pot, add the stock and cover with plastic wrap or lid.
- Place the pot over low heat and simmer for 30-40 minutes.
- When the fish is ready, remove pot from heat and uncover pot.
- Carefully remove the fish from the pot with the aid of a slotted spoon and transfer to a large dish.
- Drain the stock into a bowl and wash pot. Transfer stock back into pot.
- Peel the onion and coarsely chop.
- Peel the carrots and chop into 0.5-1 cm cubes.
- Cut the celery into slices.
- Peel the potatoes and chop into 1 cm cubes and finely chop the leaf celery.
- Add the onions, carrots, celery, potatoes, leaf celery, bay leaves, star anise, hot pepper, the zest and the juice of the lemons, rosemary, salt and pepper.
- Place over medium heat and boil for 20-30 minutes.
- Carefully remove all of the bones from the fish and separate the fish meat into small or large pieces depending on how you like it in your soup.
- When the vegetables are ready, add the pieces of fish to the pot and gently stir.
- Serve with 2 tablespoons of extra virgin Greek olive oil for each serving along with your choice of herbs and lemon wedges.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.
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