Monday, July 5, 2010

Fish and asparagus soup

Soups are always so healthy, comforting, and filling. I love to try various varieties of them. This one is inspired by Vietnamese style crab and asparagus soup. Here goes the recipe...

Asparagus - 4 nos
Fish fillets - 200 grams
Onion paste - 1 tsp
Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Prawn stock cube - 1 nos
Corn starch - 1 tbsp
Water - 2 litres
Salt and pepper for taste
Olive oil - 2 tbsp

Dried herbs like
Sage, chives, parsley, thyme,
basil etc.. (use as per choice)

Heat oil in a stew pot, add onion and garlic paste and saute for 2-3 min. Add fish fillets broken into chunks and stir well. Add enough water, prawn stock cube, dried herbs and cook for 45 min. Now add asparagus and continue to cook till its done. Finally add the corn starch with constant stirring and turn off the flame when the required consistency is obtained. Add salt for taste. Garnish with some fresh parsley, add a dash of pepper and serve.

Can add some fresh herbs instead of dried herbs. Can add some chilly sauce, soya sauce etc and serve.


  1. That's quite unique soup, very healthy and yummy. I would love to have it any time of the day.

  2. Wow wonderful healthy soup..looks yummy!!!

  3. looks so good. I have never tried this soup before. will soon try it out Rach. Now a days I too love to have a hot bowl of soup.

  4. Oh that looks a very healthy bowl of soup...

    Hamaree Rasoi

  5. Never prepared soups with fish, looks yummy and interesting..

  6. A perfect fish soup with the flavor of garlic and asparagus.

  7. Lovely variety..but sure shot tasty.

  8. nice combo..looks so delicious..

  9. such a unique combo, but looks nice as well..

  10. Rach...asparagus is really healthy. i wish the prices were a little lower though. its soooo expensive where I live.

  11. Madhu, true aparagus is a fungi which will provide so many health benefits including weight loss. Its very very expensive here also! I use them occasionally :)

  12. ohh how deliciously awesome... i want some now :D.... incredible pics :)


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