Spicy Fish Soup

Spicy Fish Soup

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"A delicious fish soup that's low in fat! Having grown up on the Texas/Mexico border, I like foods spicy, but you can adjust the seasonings to taste. I also splash in a drop of hot pepper sauce in each bowl."
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40 m servings 146 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 146 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 19.3 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 874 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Spray a large saucepan with the vegetable cooking spray over medium high heat. Add the onions and saute, stirring often, for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and chili powder and saute for 2 more minutes.
  2. Then add the chicken broth, chile peppers and cumin, stirring well. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Next, add the tomatoes, green bell pepper, shrimp and cod. Return to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for another 5 minutes. Gradually stir in the yogurt until heated through.


  1. 144 Ratings

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I happened to have every single ingredient in the house except for the yogurt, but I made it anyway. Oh my goodness, this soup was WONDERFUL! I can guarantee I will be making this soup often. ...

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I tried all cod. Pretty good, worth tinkering with, probably better with shrimp.Mine curdled when I added the yogurt, which spoiled the looks, although it tasted good. (May be my fault. I had ad...

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I happened to have every single ingredient in the house except for the yogurt, but I made it anyway. Oh my goodness, this soup was WONDERFUL! I can guarantee I will be making this soup often. ...

I was looking for a good, low fat, fish soup and LOVE this one! I made a couple of tweaks (I don't eat shellfish so only used cod, used veg broth instead of chicken, red bell pepper instead of ...

This is wonderful. I omitted the diced chili peppers and used diced jalapenos (we like everything really "kicked up"). And I used canned diced tomatoes with chili's instead of plain tomatoes. ...

Wow is this good!! I made it with cod only since I didn't have shrimp. I used one can of Rotel and one can diced tomatoes since I did not have the chiles and the rest the same as written. It ...

Thank you for this wonderful recipe! If you are on a healthy heart regimine, you have got to try this soup. I added another can of chicken broth along with grated carrots and barley. Don't be ...

This is a fabulous, easy, & flavorful fish stew! I made a few changes for our preferences: added ½ cup chopped carrots, 1 celery stick chopped, ½ cup corn; subbed 2 fresh jalapenos for the green...

This is a wonderful wonderful recipe. I changed it a bit by adding a tea spoon of cajun seasoning and I used fresh fish (cooked it much longer than recomended with the bones, then took the bones...

I had this in New Orleans over St.Patricks weekend and had to try it at home. I love soups and this is now a favorite. I used bass fillets because that is what I had

For me, this is only a 3 but my family really liked it. Replaced the cod with tilapia loins (cheaper and tastier) and the shrimp with crab (we don't really like shrimp) and put a bit in each b...

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