Fish Stock With Parsley Recipe

Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Mia Modified: December 28, 2021
Fish Stock With Parsley Recipe

How To Make Fish Stock With Parsley

Here’s a simple fish stock with parsley recipe that is great for making fish soups, chowders, and sauces. The stock is boiled with white wine or lemon.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 2lbfish trimmings,heads and bones from scaled and gutted fish from one or more kinds of non oily fish such as flounder and halibut
  • 8cupscold water
  • ½cupdry white wine,or ½ lemon
  • 1medium onion
  • 1large leek
  • 6sprigfresh parsley with stems
  • 2sprigfresh thyme
  • 6black peppercorns


  1. Wash fish bones well under running cold water. With kitchen shears, snip off and discard gills from the inside head if still attached, and break or cut all the bones into 3-inch pieces.

  2. If bones are bloody, soak in a bowl of cold water for 30 minutes, changing the water every 10 minutes.

  3. Drain the fish bones and place them in a 4-quart saucepan. Add 2 quarts of water, the wine or lemon, onion, leek, parsley, thyme, and peppercorns. Add more water if needed to barely cover the ingredients.

  4. Heat the stock slowly to a boil over medium heat, partially cover, and simmer gently over low heat for 30 minutes. Skim off any foam that forms during simmering with a large serving spoon.

  5. Strain the stock through a colander lined with cheesecloth into another large pot, pressing gently on the ingredients to extract the juices.

  6. Use stock immediately or cool quickly in an ice bath and store up to 3 days in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer.


  • Calories: 136.49kcal
  • Fat: 2.01g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.68g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.57g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.44g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.01g
  • Fiber: 0.67g
  • Sugar: 1.27g
  • Protein: 23.23g
  • Cholesterol: 56.70mg
  • Sodium: 73.05mg
  • Calcium: 36.21mg
  • Potassium: 409.72mg
  • Iron: 1.19mg
  • Vitamin A: 16.55µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.88mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

shrimp stock recipe

Shrimp Stock

This simple shrimp stock adds some seafood flavor to a…
Total 1 hr 15 mins
Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Basic Chicken Stock

Nothing goes to waste when you whip up this basic…
Total 2 hrs 5 mins

Seafood Gumbo Stock

Level up your gumbos with his notably savory and rich…
Total 7 hrs 50 mins

Game-Bird Stock

Made of giblets and other parts of ducks, this simple…
Total 1 hr 15 mins
spicy shrimp stock recipe
Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Spicy Shrimp Stock

Shrimp stock is a great way to liven up your…
Total 1 hr 15 mins
Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Classic Vegetable Stock

Vegetable stock made at home is always better than storebought.…
Total 2 hrs 15 mins

Leave a comment

Replying to