Papaya Fish Soup Fish Soup Recipe for Fish Soup

Fish soups are extremely healthy, but unfortunately, they are not very popular, as many people do not like fish. When it comes to children, things become even more complicated, as they tend to be very stubborn about what they are going to eat. Luckily, there are ways for the situation to improve. Experimenting with fish soup recipes that contain several other ingredients may be the solution to the problem, as the taste of the fish will not be too intense. Papaya fish soup is a good option, ideal for lunch, but also for dinner. Rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C, it is highly recommended for people who are sick, women who breastfeed and of course, children who don’t usually eat fish in the traditional way.

Papaya fish soup

Ingredients (Serves 4)

2 medium-sized golden threadfin bream

2 large papayas

3 slices of fresh ginger

3 slices of fresh rosemary

2 slices of fresh thyme

1 dried date

1 lime

2 L of water

1 teaspoon of olive oil

2 teaspoons of salt


Clean the fish thoroughly. Wipe it with a dry piece of cloth to remove the water. For better results, let it dry for about 2 minutes. Cover the fish with the salt and let it  sit for about half an hour. Drain the remaining water. Clean, peel and cut the papayas into really small cubes. Start boiling the water that will be used for the soup. In a large pan, add the olive oil and fry the ginger, the dried date, the rosemary and the thyme with the fish. Use medium-heat for 8-10 minutes. Once the skin of the fish is slightly browned,  the fish is ready. Carefully, put the fish in a nice soup bag and  gently, add to water. Squeeze the lime and use its juice to cover the fish, both inside and out. Add the papayas, the thyme, the rosemary, the ginger and the dried date. Boil for about an hour.

Notes: If the papaya fish soup is prepared for a baby, then it would be best if the papayas are melted. Also, in such a case, it might be best not to use the lime, as it may not be liked much by babies. If the soup will be eaten by a woman who is breastfeeding, then it is important for the papayas to be green, as those papayas are known to significantly increase milk during breastfeeding.