Shark Soup

Serves 4

  • 600 grs of tope shark ;
  • 2 cloves of garlic ;
  • 1 bay leaf ;
  • 1 dl  of olive oil ;
  • 60 grs of flour ;
  • 1 bunch of coriander ;
  • 200 grs of bread (home-made type) ;
  • vinegar to taste ;
  • salt to taste ;
  • water


Clean the tope, washing it carefully in cold water. Cut it up into small slices.
Wash and crush the coriander together with the peeled garlic.
Place a pot on the flame. Pour in the olive oil and add the crushed coriander and garlic, the bay leaf and the vinegar. Fry a while not burning the garlic.
Add the flour dissolved in water and boil until the flour is cooked, forming a thick and tasty liquid.
Add the shark and continue to boil until the fish is cooked. Season with salt.
Meanwhile, cut the bread up into small, thin slices and distribute them over the plates.
Pour the contents of the pan over the bread on the plates and sprinkle with chopped coriander.

Hint: If you wish, you may serve the bread separately instead of placing it on the plates.

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