Fish ball soup

JanaBy Jana      

December 28, 2014

Fish ball soup 0 5 0

Aromatic soup with fish balls and noodles is hearty enough to satisfy as a main meal.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • 10 mins

    30 mins

    40 mins

  • Yields: 4 Servings


1Place stock, ginger, star anise, soy sauce and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes or until slightly reduced.

2Meanwhile, place fish, coriander, lime rind, and garlic in a food processor. Season with salt and pepper. Process until combined. Roll heaped tablespoons of mixture into balls.

3Place noodles in a bowl. Cover with boiling water. Stand for 5 to 7 minutes or until tender.

4Strain stock mixture into a bowl. Return to pan over medium heat. Add fish balls to stock mixture. Cook, stirring, for 8 to 10 minutes or until cooked through. Add snow peas. Cook for 1 minute or until tender.

5Divide noodles between bowls. Ladle soup, snow peas and fish balls over noodles. Top with coriander and serve.


6 cups of chicken stock

fresh ginger, peeled, sliced

2 whole star anise

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 teaspoons of brown sugar

750g boneless white fish fillets, skin removed, roughly chopped

1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped

1 teaspoon finely grated lime rind

1 garlic clove, crushed

250g dried rice noodles

100g snow peas, trimmed, finely sliced


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