Basic Fish Stock Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 1 1/2 pounds fish bones, including heads, from white-fleshed fish such as halibut, snapper, sole or sea bass
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 celery stalk with leaves, finely chopped
  • 5 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 leek, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, cubed
  • 1 small bunch parsley sprig
  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 7 black peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 cups white wine
  • 4 1/2 cups water
How to cook Basic Fish Stock:
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat and add the vegetables, herbs, seasonings and wine.
  • Allow to sweat and soften. Stir for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Refrigerate the Basic fish stock until ready to use.


The Basic Fish Stock recipe easy to prepare and so good!

This recipe for Basic Fish Stock serves/makes: 4

The Basic Fish Stock recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Various Fish (more Various Fish recipes)
Preparation Method: Soup/Stew (more Soup/Stew recipes)

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