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Portugal Travel Guide

Portugal Recipes: Fisherman's Soup

  • 250g/9oz Mackerel Fillets
  • 250g/9oz Whiting fillets
  • 300g/11oz Hake fillets
  • 3 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 3 Large Onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Freshly chopped Fines Herbes
  • 1/2 teasp Paprika
  • 1L/2pts Fish stock
  • Salt and Black Pepper
  • 4 Slices of French Bread
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice

1. Wipe the fish fillets and remove the skin. Cut flesh into neat pieces and toss in the flour.

2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the onions and garlic and fry over a moderate heat till golden. Add the fines herbs and paprika and mix well then add the fish and any excess flour and fry for 5 minutes, stirring. Gradually add the stock and bring to the boil, stirring constantly. Season, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, toast the bread on both sides and put into 4 individual warmed deep soup bowls. Stir the lemon juice into the soup and adjust the seasoning to taste.

4. To serve - pour the soup over the toast and serve immediately.

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