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Portuguese Bread Soup with Black Cod

Serves:4

Ingredients

Method

  1. Chop leeks and onion add to a pot with oil. Add a dash of salt.
  2. Crush peppercorn, coriander seeds, and garlic with mortar and pestle (or in a coffee grinder).
  3. Push the leeks to one side of the pan and add spices to the cleared space.  Toast the spices for 30 seconds then mix in with the leeks.
  4. Add tomatoes to the pot and season with salt. Pour in water and let it cook down for 30 minutes.
  5. Take pot off heat and pulse tomatoes with an immersion blender. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  6. Slice bread into cubes and toss in pot.
  7. Add raw cod pieces and put pot back on heat to cook cod. Toss in sliced chorizo. Simmer soup for about 8 minutes, enough time for the cod to cook.
  8. Chop fresh cilantro and stir into pot.
  9. Ladle soup into bowl and drizzle oil over top as desired.