Simple Fish Soup from Canouan Island

This simple soup can be as flexible as you like.  Add Creole seasoning or flaked red pepper to heat it up or stir in some dark greens like spinach or kale to boost the nutritional value!

Simple Fish Soup from Canouan Island


  • 1 diced fish filet (something mild)
  • 1 tsp diced onion
  • 1 tsp diced garlic
  • 1/4 c. diced carrot
  • 1 potato diced
  • 1/4 c. diced zucchini
  • 2 Tb. shredded basil
  • 2 C. fish or veg stock
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. saute onion and garlic in olive oil until soft
  2. add fish stock and firm veggies
  3. cook 10-15 minutes until carrots and potatoes can be pierced with a fork
  4. add additional veggies and cook 10 more minutes
  5. toss in basil and diced fish
  6. cook another 10 minutes at active simmer until fish is done
  7. taste for seasoning


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