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Sweet and Sour Christmas Fish Soup

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"I received a package of fresh Lake Winnipeg walleye as a Christmas gift and thought I would do something special with it. Although a quick pan fry is quite special, I thought I would try my new Christmas wok. Loved it!"
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55 m servings 235
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Stir the chicken stock, water, and lemon juice in a large pot with the onion, garlic, ginger, and parsnips. Season with thyme, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, and cook until the parsnips are tender and the onions are translucent, about 10 minutes.
  2. Remove and discard the thyme sprigs. Stir in the honey to your desired level of sweetness. You don't want the broth too sweet. Lower the heat to a gentle simmer, and stir in the walleye and bean sprouts. Cook gently for 5 minutes, then add the basil and green onion. Continue cooking until the fish is flaky and opaque, about 5 minutes more. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with mint leaves to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 235 calories; 2 31 26.4 97 658 Full nutrition

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I really liked this recipe. Not the right time of year for parsnips so I used carrots instead. Hadn't heard of that fish so I used Tarakihi which is a firm white fish. Also used my own homemade ...

This is a lovely recipe for walleye and I highly recommend it. Used fish stock rather than the chicken stock. Really enjoyed the crunchiness of the bean spouts and the fresh ginger and spices....