Carp Soup


Ingredients for Making Carp Soup: 

  • 250 g potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 100 g carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 5 g butter
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 leek, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried marjoram
  • 500 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 400 g carp fillet, skinned and cubed
  • 1 tbsp mustard and cress


Instructions for Making Carp Soup:

  • Cook the potatoes and carrot in a pan of lightly salted boiling water for 10 mins until just tender. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat the butter in a large pan and fry the onion, leek and garlic over a medium heat for 5 mins. Stir in the cumin, paprika and marjoram and cook for a further minute.
  • Add the stock, tomato puree and drained vegetables and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and add the cubed fish. Cook gently for 8-10 mins until the fish is just cooked. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve in warmed bowls garnished with the mustard and cress.