Norwegian Fish Soup Recipe

Norwegian Fish Soup (above)

Are you looking for a good fish soup recipe/fiskesuppe, in Norwegian - how about giving this recipe a try? If you have been searching for ideas on how to prepare seafood you came to the right place.

The end results obviously are determined by the type of seafood used in your recipe and the other ingredients you add.

If you have access to fresh seafood, the possibilities are almost limitless. And, if you have a fisherman in your family making delicious food from the sea is as easy as pie.

With the enormous amount of water in and around Norway, Norwegians have created myriad ways to prepare seafood.

Of course, there is a difference in fresh fish. Fresh water fish is caught in lakes and rivers and Salt Water Fish is caught in the salty waters oceans and fjords.

John, the Fisher Man

One of my favorite saltwater fish is North Atlantic cod obviously caught in the cold waters of the North Atlantic.

Codfish is great in so many recipes. You can steam it, fry it, deep fry it, saute it, salt it, dehydrate it, bread it; bake it, and use it in casseroles, soups, bisques; make Bacalao of salted cod, and even use fresh or salted cod in Mexican Tacos, to mention some.

Cod is great for making soups, like in the fish soup recipe listed below. Also, you can use cod to make Norwegian fish dumplings, seafood bisque, fiskeboller in Norwegian, large fish dumplings, stor fiskeball in Norwegian, fish cakes (fiskekaker), and fish loaf, which is called fiskepudding in Norway.

Cod is not the only kind of fish that can be used in making fish soup, most fresh or salted fish offer great taste and nutrition also. Freshwater fish, as well as saltwater fish, can both be used to make seafood bisque and many other delicious dinners for your family.

Ever tasted soup made with seafood? Maybe now is the time for this delicious venture into well-tested waters, no pun intended.

so we have all heard that seafood is good for us? Maybe now is the time to give it a try knowing that seafood is loaded with many health benefits.

It is not a theory that we can all benefit from including more seafood in our diet. How about giving this Norwegian fiskesuppe (Fish Soup) Recipe a try?

Norsk Fiskesuppe Oppskrift
Serves 3-4

1-1/2 cup (1/3 liter) cream
3 pints (1-1/2 liter) seafood stock
or (fish bouillons and water)
2-3 carrots chopped
2 stocks celery chopped
1/2 celery root chopped
1 parsley root chopped

3/4 cup green onions (chopped)
1/2 cup finely diced onions
2 tablespoons flour
1-2 tablespoons dry white wine vinegar
1-2 teaspoons sugar or to taste
5.3 ounces (150 gram) cod fillet
5.3 ounces (150 gram) salmon fillet
5.3 ounces of any fish fillet of choice
5.3 ounces (150 gram) shrimp
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon salt or to taste
1/4 teaspoon finely ground white pepper
Chives and paprika for garnish


Norsk Fiskesuppe Poser
Norwegian Fish Soup Packets

These convenient packets are available in the supermarkets in Norway.

Bring water, bouillons, bay leaves, and salt to a boil in a stockpot or soup kettle.
Add vegetables
Simmer for 5 minutes.
Cut the fish into smaller pieces and add to the pot.
Bring to boil and immediately turn the heat down to simmer.
Add white wine vinegar and sugar to taste.
Stir 2 tablespoons flour and 1/2 cup cold water until smooth.
Stir in the mixture gradually while simmering.

Add salt if needed.

Whisk in cream while the soup is slowly simmering. Let it rest and serve. Garnish the fish soup with a quick sprinkle of chives, parsley, and paprika, and serve.

Hope you will enjoy Norsk Fiskesuppe. God Middag! © Copyright 2020
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