Spicy Fish Soup


This is a delicious fish soup that's low in fat! Having grown up on the Texas/Mexico border, I like foods spicy, but you can adjust the seasonings to taste. I also add a splash of hot pepper sauce to each bowl.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • cooking spray

  • ½ medium onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth

  • 1 (4 ounce) can canned green chile peppers, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 ½ cups canned peeled and diced tomatoes

  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper

  • ½ cup medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • ½ pound cod fillets, cut into chunks

  • ¾ cup plain nonfat yogurt


  1. Spray a large saucepan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté, stirring often, until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and chili powder; sauté until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth, chile peppers, and cumin; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.

  2. Add tomatoes, bell pepper, shrimp, and cod; increase the heat to medium and return to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 5 more minutes. Gradually stir in yogurt until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

146 Calories
2g Fat
12g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 146
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 874mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 45mg 227%
Calcium 156mg 12%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 682mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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