Zupa Rybna

A Polish fish stew



Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

30 minutes

A hearty autumnal stew which is bound to comfort.



fillets of fish of your choice, cut into chunks

1 onion sliced
2 celery sticks, chopped 
2-3  carrots, diced
1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed
2 parsley handfuls, chopped
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1l  vegetable stock
1-2 lemons, juice and zest
2 tbsps

balsamic vinegar (optional)

2 tsps allspice
2 tsps nutmeg
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp oregano


1. Fry the onions until soft over a medium heat.

2. Next, add the carrots, sweet potato, celery and garlic for 5 minutes.

3. Next, reduce to a lower heat, and add the allspice, nutmeg, paprika and oregano. Stir through and allow to fry for 5 minutes.

4. Add the stock and vinegar, if being used, then return to a medium heat, allow to simmer for approx 20-30 minutes.

5. Once the vegetables have cooked to your satisfaction, add the fish, lemon juice and parsley, cook for 3 minutes then serve. 

Chef’s tips

Add some fresh thyme for extra flavour.


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