Creamy Norwegian Fish Soup

Recipe by PetsRus
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 12
    tablespoons butter
  • 2 12
    tablespoons plain flour
  • 4 -5
    cups fish stock or 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1
    medium carrot, finely chopped in strips
  • 1 -2
    cup leek, finely chopped in strips
  • 1 -2
    potato, peeled and cut into small cubes (optional)
  • 1
    (14 ounce) can chopped tomatoes (optional)
  • 12
    peeled raw shrimp (approx)
  • 12
    mussels (approx) or 12 small scallops (approx)
  • 4 -6
    ounces catfish (or fish of your own choice)
  • 12
  • 14
    cup chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper
  • 2
    tablespoons sour cream (optional)
  • 2
    teaspoons lumpfish caviar (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter, add the flour, stir for about 2 minutes without browning the flour.
  • Add the fish stock at intervals, stirring all the time, let it boil gently for 5-10 minutes.
  • Melt the rest of the butter and saute the carrots and leek and potatoes, if using, for approx 10 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes (if using) and simmer for another 5 minutes, then add the shrimps, mussels, fish and the cream.
  • Simmer for another 5 minutes, or until the fish and shellfish are tender.
  • Add the parsley and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve garnished with sour cream and the lumpfish caviar.
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