Sometimes you want to have dinner with something light and tasty. Try to cook onion soup with salmon and enjoy its unusual texture and interesting flavor combination. This soup is particularly suitable for people who are watching their figures, who counts every calorie.
Ingredients for onion soup with salmon:
- salmon fillet 450 grams
- Bulb onions 1 piece
- Leek 1 piece
- Fennel 1 piece
- Butter 50 grams
- Purified water 1.5 liters
- Flour 1/4 cup
- Milk 3/4 cup
- Cream 1/2 cup
- fresh Dill 50 grams
Deep pan, a wooden spatula, cutting board, kitchen knife, kitchen shears
Preparation of onion soup with salmon:
Step 1: Prepare the onions and fennel.
Onions and onion and leek, wash, clean if necessary and chop fine strips. Fennel clean, remove the tops and leaves as chop. Take a large saucepan and place it over medium heat, melt the butter on the bottom, add the chopped onion, fennel. Roast the vegetables before, until they are soft.
Step 2: Prepare the potatoes.
While preparing the onions and fennel, clean the potatoes and cut them into cubes. Do not make the pieces are very small, they should be of medium size, about one centimeter in length and width.
Step 3: Add flour and water.
Add the water, I pointed 1.5 liters, but it is not the exact proportions, you may need a little less or a little more water to achieve desired consistency. In water with fried vegetables pour the flour. Simmer, stirring with a wooden spoon, 3-4 minutes.
If your soup is too thick, or, conversely, too thin, you can add a little more flour or water, but do not overdo it.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Step 4: Add the potatoes.
Now add the sliced potatoes. Bring to a boil, but do not let the soup boil, immediately reduce heat and simmer another 20 minutes, until the potatoes are cooked.
Step 5: Add the fish.
While the soup is cooked, prepare salmon. If you can not carve a fish, it is better take the fillets. The soup should be bones. Salmon cut into small pieces and add to the pot.
Wash the fennel and chop, I'm doing this kitchen scissors just above the pan, send it after the fish.
Add the milk and cream. Cook the soup over low heat.
Now cooking is not needed for a long time, just 5-7 minutes, finely crumbled salmon fillet should be cooked. Close the pieces may take longer.
Step 6: Serve onion soup with salmon.
Ready soup of salmon and onions Serve slightly chilled, it is easy to get, so do not need to load it with cheese, crackers or toast, just garnish with fresh dill and enjoy.
Tips to the recipe:
- Due to the tart flavor of onion, I would not recommend to give this soup for dinner, it is best to arrange a dinner diet.
- Some recipes recommend adding water instead of chicken broth.
- Of course, you can replace butter with vegetable, but it is better in this case to give preference to olive, sunflower and not.