Russian Fish Soup "Ukha"

Russian Fish Soup "Ukha"

A traditional Russian recipe that is good with many different kinds of fish.

3 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 20 min

200 calories per serving 


2 potatoes, peeled then cut in half lengthwise   400 g
1 carrots, peeld then grated   100 g
1/2 onions, finely chopped   100 g
3 1/2 cups water   900 mL
1/2 tsp salt   3 g
300 g salmon fillet, cut into 2 cm cubes    
3 tbsp fresh dill, chopped   5 g
  ground pepper to taste    


  1. Prepare the vegetables: Peel the potatoes then cut them in half lengthwise. Peel the carrots then grate them coarsely. Finely chop the onion.
  2. Put the water and salt into a pot. When the water comes to a boil, add the vegetables. Cook until the potatoes are tender, 15-20 min.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, take the potatoes out of the water and put them on a dish. Brake them into pieces using a fork, then put the pieces back into the pot. Add the fish pieces and cook 2-3 min until they turn opaque.
  4. Finely chop the dill, then add it to the soup. Season with pepper to taste.
  5. Ladle the soup into bowls then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (380g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




2 g

3 %

Saturated 0.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

3 %


20 mg


410 mg

17 %


28 g

9 %


3 g

12 %


3 g


19 g

Vitamin A

60 %

Vitamin C

30 %


6 %


8 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 1 serving

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Free :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Calories, Cholesterol, Fat, Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc
Good source of :
Magnesium, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C
Excellent source of :
Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D

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This recipe is in the following categories: Fish | Main courses/Entrées | Soups | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | High Vitamin D | Kosher | Low Calorie | Low Cholesterol | Low Fat | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Poach | Central European

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