Saffron-flavored fish soup with aioli

Saffron-flavored fish soup with aioli

This light and flavorful soup is deliciousness defined. Fennel and saffron make the base for this scrumptious meal – and the aioli provides a kiss of creaminess. Hello, gorgeous!

Saffron-flavored fish soup with aioli

This light and flavorful soup is deliciousness defined. Fennel and saffron make the base for this scrumptious meal – and the aioli provides a kiss of creaminess. Hello, gorgeous!
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 1 1 yellow onion, finely choppedyellow onions, finely chopped
  • 2 2 garlic clove, finely choppedgarlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 1 fresh fennel bulb
  • ½ tbsp ½ tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 pinch 1 pinch saffron
  • 2 cups 475 ml water
  • 2 2 fish bouillon cubefish bouillon cubes
  • 1¼ cups 300 ml sour cream
  • 1 1 lime, the juicelimes, the juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 25 oz. 700 g 1x1 inch pieces of salmon or white fish
  • fresh parsley or fresh dill, finely chopped
Aioli
  • 8 tbsp 8 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 2 garlic clove, mincedgarlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Fry onion, garlic, fennel and saffron on medium heat until the vegetables have softened a bit. Add the tomato paste.
  2. Cut the tomatoes in halves, add to the pot and fry for a few more minutes.
  3. Add water and crumbled bouillon cubes. Bring to a boil and let simmer on low heat for 5-10 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add sour cream and lime juice and bring to a boil. When the soup is hot again, carefully add the fish and let simmer on low heat for 5-10 minutes until the fish is cooked.
  5. Mix together mayonnaise, garlic and parsley to taste. Serve with the soup.

Tip!

If you don't want to make your own aioli, just use some non-flavored sour cream or herb butter. Sprinkle with extra parsley for an extra pop of color!

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3 Comments

  1. Apicius
    Short ingredient list? Is this the cheeky and understated Swedish humour making its appearance?
  2. Ian
    Quantity mistake. 700g is 1.5lbs not 1/2lb.
    Reply: #3
  3. Kristin Berglund Team Diet Doctor

    Quantity mistake. 700g is 1.5lbs not 1/2lb.

    Hi Ian!

    Thank you! Fixed it now.

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