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South African Smoked Fish Soup

South African Smoked Fish Soup

Hearty main course South African soup made of smoked fish, plantains, chayotes, yams, hot peppers and spring onions serves eight.

Smoked Fish Soup 

South African smoked fish soup is quick, spicy, and easy to make with the full of flavor of fresh vegetables.

South African Smoke Fish Soup

Ingredients
4 tilapia fillets
2 teaspoons South African smoke seasoning blend
2 lemons, juice only
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 large carrot, sliced into medium rounds
2 green bananas or plantains, peeled, sliced to 2cm/1in rounds
2 chayote, peeled, sliced into medium chunks
1 yam, peeled, sliced into medium chunks
1 hot pepper
6 spring onions, chopped


Directions
In a large bowl, mix seasonings with the lemon juice until dissolved. Bring 3 cups of water to the boil in a large saucepan and lemon juice marinade, garlic, carrot, green bananas, chayote, hot pepper and yam and simmer for 10 minutes, or until vegetables are slightly tender. Add fish fillets continue to simmer 5 minutes. Add the spring onions and serve.


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