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Chinese Fish Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Healthy and traditional Chinese fish soup
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: fish
Servings: 4
Calories: 88 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1 fresh fish around 300g
  • Half of a middle size white radish , finely shredded
  • 4 slices of ginger
  • 1 green onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or as needed
  • 1 teaspoon cooking wine
  • 2 L cold water or as needed
  • 1 teaspoon cooking oil
  • Coriander for decorating and garnishing
  1. Scale the fish and remove the black membrane in the inner side. Drain thoroughly with paper. Set aside.
  2. Peel the tough skin of white radish and then cut into shreds.
  3. Brush some oil on a pan and fry ginger slices for around 30 seconds. Carefully slide the drained fish in. Let it stay for around 30 seconds over medium fire until one side becomes slightly brown. Turn the fish over and continue frying the second side.
  4. Pour around 2 L of cold water or enough water to almost cover the fish body.
  5. Add cooking wine, green onion and then turn up the fire and bring it to boil.
  6. Add white radish shreds and slow down your fire slightly, cook for around 25 to 30 minutes until the soup becomes creamy white.
  7. Discard ginger slices and green onion.
  8. Add salt and decorate with fresh coriander leaves before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Chinese Fish Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 88 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 361mg16%
Potassium 296mg8%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 170IU3%
Vitamin C 6.4mg8%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.