Watercress Tomato and Sole Soup

READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by Engrossed

This is from "Herbs and Spices the Cook's Reference" by Jill Norman. This light soup is made in the Cantonese manner. Any fine-textured fish in the flounder/sole family can be used.

Top Review by psycedmom

A nice addition to my soup repertoire. I used cod instead of sole as that was what was available at the market on grocery day,

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the fish into thin strips across the grain.
  2. Bring the stock slowly to a boil.
  3. Add the rice wine or sherry and the ginger, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the watercress and tomatoes, salt and pepper and bring back to a boil. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the pieces of fish to the soup.
  6. Remove pan from heat, cover, and leave for about 4 minutes, until the fish turns white and is lightly cooked.
  7. Season with the soy sauce and sesame oil, stir in the onion and serve.

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