Yen Can Cook: Tomato Fish Soup

I’m a soup person and I’m blessed with homecook soup by my mom since I was a kid until now. Mom will prepare boiled soup whenever I back to home for dinner, I love you mom!

I will try my best to include soup dish for my homecook dinner, it can be long hours boiled soup such as THIS, THIS or THIS if I have sufficient time. Or I’ll whip up a simple boiled soup like THIS and THIS.

Today I’m going to share with you guys a soup recipe which can ‘kill three birds with one stone’. Tomato fish soup, you can have combination of fish + soup + vegetable in one dish , isn’t it sound great?


Ingredients (Serve: 2-3)

1 fish (I used Tilapia fish or can can be substituted with any other appropriate fishes)

1/4 Chinese cabbage (黄芽白/大白菜), cut into small slices

2 tomatoes

5 slices ginger

Handful of spring onion

1000ml water


Salt and pepper to taste


Step 1: Clean the fish, wipe the fish with paper towels or a cloth to remove excess water.

Step 2: Heat oil in a pan, put the ginger fry for 20 seconds and add in the fish and fry both side till slightly browned.

Step 3: Transfer the ginger and fish into a pot. Add water, Chinese cabbage & tomato then bring to boil. Lower the heat and simmer the ingredients for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the fish is cooked & the vegetables are soften.

Step 4: Sprinkle with chopped spring onion and serve.






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