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How to Cook Salmon Fish Head Soup?

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Hey there, fellow food lovers!

Have you ever come across a recipe that not only tantalizes your taste buds but also has a special place in your heart?

Well, I definitely have, and it all started with a chance encounter on a chilly night when I was craving something warm, comforting, and absolutely delicious.

Delicious salmon fish head soup

But all I had was leftover salmon for broth. I have heard of people making salmon soups but never tried it myself.

That’s when I stumbled upon the wonderful world of Salmon Fish Head Soup.

In this blog, I’m thrilled to share my journey into the delightful world of Salmon Fish Head Soup and guide you through creating this comforting masterpiece in your own kitchen.

Whether you’re a seasoned home cook or a curious beginner, I promise you’ll find this recipe easy and fulfilling.

So, let’s get started!

Get your ingredients together, roll up your sleeves, and join me as we embark on this culinary adventure.

You, too, can discover the magic of Salmon Fish Head Soup and the warmth it brings to your table, just like it did to mine.

Let’s dive in!

Salmon fish head

How to Cook Salmon Fish Head Soup?

You have learned how beneficial salmon soup is for health.

Let’s get to know how you can make it. The dish needs only 40 minutes of your day.

You need ten minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook it. Now, gather the following ingredients to cook this simple dish.

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Benefits of Salmon

You may have heard that salmon is the powerhouse of the sea. It has high nutritional value, which is highly effective for our body. Therefore, salmon soup is great for your body and mind.

Not only does it taste delicious, but it also benefits people of all ages.

Here, I have listed some advantages of eating dishes made of salmon:

  1. Rich in Omega-3 Fatty Acid: 

Salmon has a high content of omega-3 fatty acids, especially EPA and DHA. So, eating salmon soup can help you lower the inflammation and risk of chronic diseases. Moreover, it promotes your brain health. 

  1. Heart Health: 

Salmon can increase good HDL cholesterol. It regulates blood pressure and can lower triglycerides. Therefore, it improves your heart health.

  1. Brain Boost: 

It is proven that it enhances the memory of a person. So, people who eat more dishes made of salmon have a low risk of cognitive decline. They also have fewer symptoms of depression and anxiety. 

  1. Increases Eye Health: 

Slamon maintains a good vision. It has astaxanthin, which protects our eyes from age-related degeneration. 

  1. Bone Strength:

Another major component of Salmon is Vitamin D. As you all know, Vitamin D is crucial for calcium absorption in our bones. It is also a source of phosphorus. The combination of such nutrients promotes the overall strength of bones.

  1. Protein Powerhouse:

Slamon is an excellent source of high-quality protein. Proteins are the building blocks of our body. So, salmon soup helps you develop muscle, repair, and enhance overall body function. 

  1. Weight Management: 

Salmon soup is perfect for those who are conscious about their body weight. It is a good food portion if you are on a diet. It can help in weight loss due to its high protein content. I have experienced it myself that it can increase the feeling of fullness.

Side Dishes to Serve with Salmon Head Soup

Try serving your salmon soup with some delicious sides for a wonderful and complete supper.

Freshly blanched spinach tossed in a flavorful sesame miso sauce or aromatic ginger-infused Japanese rice are both excellent choices.

The dinner would be complete with a bowl of salmon head soup and some vibrant and tasty steamed veggies with miso sesame sauce.

Try a quick and simple stir-fry veggie meal or a cool soba noodle salad for something different. You can also serve a mushroom salad with sesame dressing for a warm and filling dinner.

With these choices, you can create a culinary masterpiece that is fulfilling and comfortable for any evening.

Processing salmon fish head soup

On a Final Note

This salmon head soup recipe is one of my finest dishes. It is delicious, easy to cook, and helps me to have a soothing night after a tiring day.

So, try this out if you want to delve into something delicious yet calming. I am sure you will love it.

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How to Cook Salmon Fish Head Soup?

Salmon is the powerhouse of the sea. It has high nutritional value, which is highly effective for our body.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Appetizer, dinner
Cuisine Chinese, Japanese
Servings 4
Calories 270 kcal


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500 ml water, or more as you wish.
  • 150 gr mushroom cut into 2 pieces.
  • 180 gr of Tofu cut into cubes.
  • 2 salmon heads cut into 2 pieces or just the whole head as you wish.
  • Leek for a garnish
  • 2 tsp sugar, or to taste.
  • 1 tbsp salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp white paper
  • 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 carrot chopped.


  • Firstly, you need to heat 3 tbsp of vegetable oil in a large pan overheat.
  • Then, fry the fish head until it turns brown.
    Fried Head Salmon
  • Meanwhile, you can boil water in a large pot. Once the water starts boiling, you can add the fish head to the pot.
  • After that, add 3 slices of ginger and soy sauce. Also, you can add Tofu and mushroom to the pot. Let the soup boil for about 6 to 7 minutes over high heat.
    Boiling Soup
  • Next, reduce the heat to lower and let the soup cook well. Once it's cooked, you can correct the taste and turn off the heat.
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Keyword Salmon Fish Head Soup

Maya Sari

I'm Maya Sari, a passionate East Culinary food blogger here to share with you the secrets of the mouthwatering flavors of East Asian cuisine

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