Pam’s Poached Fish Soup

  • Recipe By
  • Published Mar 24th
  • Ready In50m
  • Servings4
  • Calories213
Hearty and delicious soup. You can poach cod, haddock, flounder, and salmon. I love to serve this on a cold winter day. For a stew-like consistency, simmer for longer. You can serve the stew over rice if desired.

Pam’s Poached Fish Soup Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Pam’s Poached Fish Soup for 4 servings:

  • 1 tablespoon butter, or more to taste
  • 1/3 cup diced onion
  • 1/3 cup diced celery
  • 1/3 cup diced carrot
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes with Italian herbs
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 pound tilapia fillets, or more to taste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Pam’s Poached Fish Soup Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook30m
  • Ready In50m

To cook Pam’s Poached Fish Soup, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Pam’s Poached Fish Soup is about 30 minutes , and you can serve your Pam’s Poached Fish Soup within 50 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Pam’s Poached Fish Soup easily:

  1. 1 Melt butter in a 5- to 6-quart pot over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and carrot; saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Pour in chicken broth, tomatoes, wine, and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Add tilapia, herbs, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat, cover pot partially, and simmer until tilapia starts to flake, about 10 minutes.
  2. 2 Transfer tilapia to a plate and cover to keep warm. Simmer cooking liquid until slightly thickened, 10 to 15 minutes. Return tilapia to the pot and heat through, 1 to 2 minutes.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can use olive oil or vegetable oil instead of butter.
  • You need 4 cups liquid. Use chicken broth, vegetable, or water as needed.
  • Substitute 1/4 to 1/3 chopped fresh parsley, oregano, and/or basil for the dried Italian herbs, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 213 calories; 5.1 grams of fat; 9.8 grams of carbohydrates; 25.8 grams of protein; 55 milligrams of cholesterol; 1450 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 3rd 2019

    This is delicious. Made the recipe almost exactly as written. I added a yellow pepper (I like them and had one on hand). And I was a little short on lemon juice so I zested the lemon and add ...

  2. Feb 3rd 2019

    I made it with cod. It was very tasty and easy to put together.

  3. Jan 29th 2019

    Added red pepper flakes, cabbage and vodka instead of white wine

  4. Jan 29th 2019

    Made it with cod and added parsnips as well as carrots.