Moroccan Fish Soup Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings


  • 2 pounds swordfish fillets (or mixed swordfish, cod, halibut, etc.)
  • 1 large onion, peeled sliced and chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 3 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • A pinch cayenne pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 6 cups water
How to cook Moroccan Fish Soup:
  • Skin and bone the fish if needed. Cut into small (3/4 inch) pieces.
  • Put all ingredients except the fish, into a large soup pot, bring to a boil, lower heat, and cook uncovered for 15 minutes.
  • Add the fish and cook for a further 10 minutes.
  • Serve the Moroccan Fish Soup immediately with a baguette.
  • Enjoy!
Moroccan Fish Soup recipe


Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 45 mins

The Moroccan Fish Soup is a very tasty and healthy meal.

This is a flavorful, spicy soup that happens to be Moroccan but will remind you of fish soups found from Spain to Russia. It is a classic!

This recipe for Moroccan Fish Soup serves/makes: 4 servings

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

Main Ingredient: Swordfish (more Swordfish recipes)
Preparation Method: Soup/Stew (more Soup/Stew recipes)
Cuisine: African (more African recipes)

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