Ukha

Try this traditional Russian fish soup for dinner
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This traditional Russian soup is the Russian answer to bouillabaisse. The soup consists of a clear broth, fish, and root vegetables. Traditionally, with catfish, bream, or ruffe, but you can substitute whatever looks freshest at the grocery store. 

238
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 Cups chicken stock
  • 1 Teaspoon crushed black peppercorn, or more to taste
  • 1 Teaspoon salt, or more to taste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 potatoes, diced
  • 1 turnip, peeled and diced
  • 1 1/2 Cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, diced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 6 Ounces cod, ruffe, castfish, or other fish, cut into large chunks
  • 1/2 Cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • Juice of half a lemon

Directions

In a large pot, heat the chicken stock, black pepper, salt, and bay leaf on medium-high, and bring the stock to a boil. Add the potato, turnip, onion, celery, and carrots to the pot. Cook the vegetables for about 10 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Reduce the heat to a simmer, and add the fish. Continue to cook until the fish is cooked through, another 5 to 10 minutes.

Add the parsley, dill, and lemon juice. Cook for a minute longer. Adjust the seasonings, and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
9g
N/A
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Protein
15g
30%
Carbs
37g
12%
Vitamin A
287µg
32%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
7.5%
Vitamin B6
0.6mg
32.1%
Vitamin C
41mg
68%
Vitamin D
0.9µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
0.5mg
2.6%
Vitamin K
96µg
100%
Calcium
69mg
7%
Fiber
5g
20%
Folate (food)
69µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
69µg
17%
Iron
2mg
13%
Magnesium
58mg
15%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
7mg
33%
Phosphorus
211mg
30%
Polyunsaturated
0.7g
N/A
Potassium
1080mg
31%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
18.3%
Sodium
807mg
34%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
15.9%
Zinc
1mg
7%