Sopa de Pescado y Marisco – Fish & Seafood Soup

Stuff

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup rice
  • ½ cup olive oil (not Extra virgin)
  • 1 onion, chopped medium-fine
  • 1 carrot, chopped medium-fine
  • 1 tomato, chopped medium fine
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 fish head (Alternative : fish bones or basic fish fillets)
  • 12 clams
  • 500 g shrimps
  • 1 cup white wine
  • salt and pepper to taste

Method

  • In a medium-large sauce pan – water, bay leaves, fish heads and clams. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add Shrimps and simmer another 5 minutes
  • In large frying pan – onion, carrot and tomato. Sauté until onion is translucent. Add wine and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Pour veges-wine into large pot.
  • Strain fish head broth and add to pot. Add rice. Bring to boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the clams – set aside
  • Shell the shrimps – set aside
  • Remove flesh from fish head – set aside
  • Salt and pepper the broth to taste
  • Add back the clams, shelled shrimp and fish flesh

Serve

  • Wide soup bowls – bread for soaking up

Quantities

  • Serves 4

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