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Monday, February 26, 2018

Kaldou Sea Bream Fish Soup

Kaldou Sea Bream Fish Soup

Kaldou Sea Bream Soup is a popular Senegalese fish recipe with a vegetable pottage that is close to soup. Sea bream is very versatile and used in many baked, fried, simmered and sautéed recipes of coastal Senegal.

Kaldou Sea Bream Fish Soup

2 cleaned medium size  sea bream
1 piece of guédji salted and dried fish
4 chopped white or yellow onions
2 large fresh diced tomatoes
2 diakhatou garden eggs chopped
1 clove chopped garlic          
6 pieces of fresh chopped okra
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 cups vegetable broth
2 handfuls of sorrel leaves
1 teaspoon chili pepper
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon palm oil


In large pot heat oil add vegetables and spices cook 3 minutes. Add vegetable broth and guédji simmer 20 minutes. Meanwhile season bream with peppers add to vegetable broth and simmer 10 minutes. Serve with rice.

Did you know?
Guédj (guédji or guédji) is a salted and dried fish that is used in soups and stews to heighten the taste. Guédj taste and smell are very strong, so use it in very small quantities.

Mother processing her families catch of fish on Senegal's coast
Mother processing her families catch of fish on Senegal's coast

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