Halászlé - Hungarian Fisherman's Soup
Halászlé is a traditional Hungarian fisherman's soup, and you can now recreate this hearty dish from the comfort of your home with our easy recipe. Originally from the
Szeged region, the rich soup would be prepared over open fires along the riverbanks, but you can also cook it indoors.
Clean and wash fish in cold salted water.
Cut onions into large slices. Cover bottom of kettle with one layer of onion slices then add a layer of fish. Alternate in layers using the remaining onion slices and fish.
Add 1-2l of water to kettle to cover contents. Brig to boil, then reduce heat to simmer. Season the fish with paprika and salt.
Cover the kettle and simmer for 30-40 minutes, or until fish flakes can be separated with a fork into thin, layer-like pieces. Shake the pan gently from time to time during cooking, do not stir.
Remove fish from kettle with slotted spoon to a large serving bowl or soup tureen. Strain broth over fish and serve hot in bowls.
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