Bourride of Mackerel Soup
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Serves: 6
  • 1 Mackerel
  • Half garlic clove
  • 1 cup of celery stick
  • 1 inch carrot block
  • 1 inch celery block
  • Half tsp black pepper
  • ⅕ cup of dry white wine (optional)
  • 125ml fish stock
  • Half tomato
  • Quarter orange
  • half bay leaf
  • half sprig of thyme
  • half sprig of parsley
  1. Cut fish down the middle - gut & remove bones
  2. Cut half the fish into 3-4 pieces and season with salt & pepper
  3. Julienne leeks and celery
  4. Zest & juice the orange
  5. Remove seeds from tomato and chop thinly
  6. Put fish stock in pot and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer.
  7. Add all ingredients except the fish & parsley
  8. Cook for 8 minutes
  9. Add the fish and poach for 3-4 mins
  10. To serve, place the fish in the middle of a soup bowl - ladle the sauce around it. Add a few drops of olive oil to it.
  11. Garnish with parsley and serve.
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