Healthy Fish Soup

This traditional Russian fish soup recipe for Ukha (уха) is clear fish broth with chunks of salmon, veggies, topped with parsley and dill and the secret ingredient - a shot of vodka. This recipe has been passed down from generation to generation in my family!

Gather Your Ingredients -FISH SOUP-

– Head and spine of large trout fish – Trout fillets cut into 2-inch pieces – Water – Small onions – Carrots  – Potatoes  – Salt – Whole allspice berries – Whole peppercorns – Bay leaves – Vodka

Add fish head and fish spine (and fish tail, if available) to the Instant Pot. Cover with water and cook on high pressure for 20 minutes. Drain the soup from the fish. Discard the fish bones, and return the broth to the Instant Pot.

Let's Make The Dish!

Once boiling, add onions and carrots. Continue sautéing for at least 7 mins, adding time if needed.

Let's Make The Dish!

Add fish fillets, salt, peppercorns, allspice and bay leaves. Close the Instant Pot lid and pressure cook for 4 mins. Open the lid and add vodka. leave the lid closed for at least 25 to 30 minutes before serving

Let's Make The Dish!

Serve ukha in individual bowls with fresh parsley, dill, lemon wedges and salt and pepper to taste.


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