Fish Soup

Caribbean Style

Preparation info
  • Makes 7 cups 1.75 l ) ;


    first-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

The French islands of the Caribbean, not oddly, have fish soups strongly influenced by French fish soups. People who live there have combined these influences with local ingredients to make a filling soup that is part purée and part cooked fish.

The kind of hot pepper used should suit the tastes of the eaters—any kind from a jalapeño to a Scotch bonnet. The liquid left from cooking the fish will be about 2½ cups (625 ml). It is not added to the soup, but it is delicious in its own r