Finnish Fish Soup

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by threeovens

A traditional soup as made in Finland. Use any fish you like, such as halibut, flounder, or cod.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 cups water
  • 13 cup rice
  • dried herbs (such as a mix of marjoram, parsley, savory)
  • 12 cup garden peas (fresh or frozen)
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 7 ounces fish fillets, cut into neat strips (any sea fish)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 12 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 12 cup water
  • generous pinch salt
  • generous pinch paprika
  • generous pinch garlic salt
  • fresh parsley (to garnish)


  1. In a large saucepan, heat water, rice, dried mixed herbs, peas and salt and pepper to taste to a boil over medium high heat.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes before adding fish.
  3. Meanwhile, combine tomato paste, corn starch and water; add to soup and season with salt, paprika, and garlic salt.
  4. Let simmer an additional 15 minutes; garnish with fresh parsley.

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