Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Chef Chuck's Cod Fish Soup

Zuppa di Pesce di Merluzzo

Cod Fish Soup

A wonderful combination of Pacific cod fish, green olives, capers, potatoes and San Marzano tomatoes makes this a tasty soup. Every bite has a delicious flavor of the Pacific waters. You could substitute a variety of white fish in place of the cod.

Cod Fish Soup
1 pound cod fish
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 white onion, sliced
3 potatoes, cubed
1/2 cup green olives
1/4 cup capers
1 cup vegetable broth
1 large can whole tomatoes,
crushed
1 cup water
1 tablespoon dried oregano
salt and pepper
flour

Wash and lightly pat dry fish, cut into 4 inch chunks. Season the flour with salt and pepper, dredge fish set aside. In a large pot heat olive oil add onions and saute for 1 minute add fish
cook 1 minute on each side. Stir in potatoes, olives, capers moisten with the broth, then add tomatoes. Season with oregano salt and pepper. Bring to a boil then simmer for 45 minutes with lid on.

8 comments:

  1. Your fish soup looks real comfort food:

    delicious looking!!
    Yum Yum yum,..

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  2. Hi Sophie, So true, thank you, take care !! :)

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  3. this looks quite nice, I love the addition of olives!!

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  4. Hello Ash, I love that added flavor also! Take care, Thank You :)

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  5. Oh my gosh! I have to say that this soup looks amazingly delish. Ahh, I just wish I had codfish in my fridge. This would have been perfect for today.

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  6. Hi Rylan, You are correct this soup filled my soul!!
    Any white fish would do fine! Thank You :)

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  7. Yummy. I'm going to definitely try this one. I might add some wine though! ; )

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  8. Hello Jodi, That sound like a great additive!!
    Thank You, enjoy :)

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