Pesang Isda (Fish in Ginger Soup)
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Pesang Isda (Fish in Ginger Soup)

Course Soup
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword filipino, fish, soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 207kcal
Author Liza Agbanlog

Ingredients

  • 2 fish steaks , (red snapper or cod), about 1 lb 12 oz
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 lb bok choy (5 pieces)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion , sliced
  • 1 2-inch knob ginger, peeled and julienned
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 green onions , thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Season the fish with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Slice each boy choy in half, rinse thoroughly under cold running water and then drain. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pot over medium high heat. Add the onion and ginger, and saute until the onion begins to soften, about 2 minutes.
  • Add the fish sauce and stir. Add the water and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Add the fish and cook for 7 minutes or until the fish is almost done.
  • Add the bok choy and cook for another 3 minutes. Season the broth with salt and pepper.
  • Serve, garnish with chopped green onions.

Nutrition

Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 880mg | Potassium: 841mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5245IU | Vitamin C: 56mg | Calcium: 185mg | Iron: 1.3mg