Ukha (Russian Fish Soup)

Ukha (Russian Fish Soup)


"Wonderful fish soup. Very popular in Russia and easy to make. Try it with pike, perch or salmon."


30 m servings 127 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 127 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 25g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 32 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Put water in a large saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Add the potatoes, onion and parsley. Heat for 10 to 15 minutes and add the fish. Heat for 10 more minutes, then squeeze in lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.
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This recipe is almost "the right one", with only one exeption - NO LEMONS at all are used in authentic russian ukha. And it will be defenetly better if you will use two or three kind of fish, a...

This is how you make Uha the ingredients are water diced potatoes in large cubes diced Carrot one onion cut in half (after cooking toss it) one bay leaf a few peppercorns fresh cought fish clean...

I made this soup for a girl from Russia - she loved it, I used cod and salmon, and no lemon juice because I understand it's not served that way in Russia. Two other tips, I think in America we'v...

I am Russian and I think there is nothing wrong in adding some lemon juice or just garnishing with a lemon. It brings the freshness and just enhances the flavor of the stock. One more tip, pleas...

One of our favorites! Used to make it a lot whenever we went fishing. Add some fresh caviar ( like perch caviar or whatever you have on hand ) for better taste! Also we always use dill weed in...

I agree with dropping out the lemon, but as I recall it is the second day when the left over soup has a gel coating on top, that it is served on a good slice of dark bread with a shot of vodka i...

I followed the review of previous posts and used fish broth rather than water. Also, excluded lemon and salt (due to using broth) I sauted the onion and by accident added one stalk of chopped ce...

Nobody in our house liked this soup. I give it a 0 rating.

I make fish soup very simple. I use 14oz caned pink salmon, use liquid as well. 2 Quarts Water. 4 large potatoes,peeled and cubed. 1 big onion chopped. 3 stalks celery chopped. Chopped pars...