Fish Soup – Aljotta




150g white fish

100g leeks

1lt water

75g peeled tomatoes

3 garlic cloves

chopped parsley

chopped mint

boiled rice

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice



  1. Wash and slice leeks.  Peel and chop garlic cloves.
  2. Put garlic and leeks into a pan and add the water and lemon juice.
  3. Clean the fish and remove bones.  Put fish in the pan.  If you prefer you can put the fish in a muslin bag, fasten it securely and immerse it in the pan.  When cooked you can easily remove the muslin bag from the pan.
  4. Wash and slice tomatoes and add to the pan together with the chopped parsley and mint.  Cook on low heat for 35 minutes.
  5. Whilst soup is cooking boil some rice.
  6. When soup is ready pass through a sieve to make sure that there are no fish bones left.
  7. Before serving season and add small pieces of fish.
  8. Serve hot with boiled rice.