← Back to Search Results
 Fish Stock

Photo by: Joseph DeLeo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Each 1 pound of fish heads and bones, plus some vegetables, makes 4 cups of rich, tasty stock. Avoid vigorously boiling the fish; the goal is to simply extract the essence and aromas of the sea.

Yield: Makes 8 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 carrot, cut into 10 or so pieces
  • 2 pounds heads and bones of monkfish or another white fish
  • 1 celery rib, cut into thirds
  • 10 sprigs fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 12 peppercorns
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 9 cups water

Directions

In a stockpot, Dutch oven, or another large heavy pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Cook the onion and carrot until they begin to brown and release their juices, about 5 minutes.

Add the fish heads and bones, celery, parsley, peppercorns, salt, and water.

Bring almost to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, partly covered, for 30 minutes.

Strain and reserve the stock, discarding the solids.

Notes

To store the stock, let cool, then cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 3 months.


© 2006 Jeff Koehler
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 8 servings.

21kcal (1%)
11mg (1%)
0mg (1%)
64mcg RAE (2%)
41mg
4mg
1g
0g
0g
1g
1mg (0%)
159mg (7%)
0g (1%)
2g (3%)
0mg (0%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Discover Related Recipes

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

spice Spice
by Ana Sortun
the-lee-bros-southern-cookbook-stories-and-recipes-for-southerners-and-would-be-southerners The Lee Bros. Southern Cook...
by Ted Lee, Matt Lee
jacques-torres-a-year-in-chocolate-80-recipes-for-holidays-and-special-occasions Jacques Torres' A Year in C...
by Judith Choate, Jacques Torres
the-mozza-cookbook The Mozza Cookbook
by Nancy Silverton
julias-kitchen-wisdom Julia's Kitchen Wisdom
by Julia Child
le-bernardin-cookbook Le Bernardin Cookbook
by Eric Ripert, Maguy Le Coze
complete-book-of-indian-cooking-350-recipes-from-the-regions-of-india Complete Book of Indian Coo...
by Suneeta Vaswani
the-sweet-life The Sweet Life
by Kate Zuckerman
everyday-chinese-cooking Everyday Chinese Cooking
by Katie Chin, Leeann Chin
martin-yans-china Martin Yan's China
by Martin Yan
cook-with-jamie Cook with Jamie
by Jamie Oliver
125-best-vegan-recipes 125 Best Vegan Recipes
by Maxine Effenson Chuck, Beth Gurney
new-american-table New American Table
by Marcus Samuelsson
nigella-express Nigella Express
by Nigella Lawson
Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay

Sign in to Cookstr

Keep me logged in
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?