Article Contents

  • 1 Pike - a festive delicacy
  • 2 How to cook a pike
  • 3 Delicious recipes pike fried
    • 3.1 pike fried in sour cream
    • 3.2 Pikefried in batter
    • 3.3 pike fried with onions
  • 4 How and what to submit pike
  • 5 Video recipes: roast pike

pike - a festive delicacy

in Russiapike housewives were not surprised.River predator was present at the table, not only the rich but also the poor people.From her boiled soup, fried and baked.And not only a celebration of the king's mansion complete without stuffed pike in thick skin where stuffed fish-juicy meat with onion and egg.

Today, fish is not so popular, because the prices are better than biting pike teeth.Most often it turns out to fishermen tables.Or used as a festive delicacy, such as carp, baked in the oven or real Kerch herring.Therefore, if the pike was still cooking in your possession, do not miss the opportunity to cook it delicious!And this, remember a few important rules of "work" with fish.

How to cook a pike

taste quality of fish depend on its age, the time of harvest and habitat, so please read our tips.

  • Do not use for cooking instance weighing more than 4 kg. Usually it is older individuals, the meat of which gives much mud.But if you still your husband caught a 7-kilo whopper, 3-4 hours before cooking and disembowel it lay inside couple cut lemons.They will remove the unpleasant smell.You can also stand the carcass in a salty or spicy brine.
  • Avoid fish caught in a small, muddy pond. Her "scent" is almost impossible to remove.
  • perfect taste will give you a pike, caught in the late autumn. In this special period fatten maximum stock Zhirkov, and their meat is obtained especially juicy.
  • There are many cooking pike recipes: grilled, baked, boiled, stuffed ... Fish is delicious even without a special culinary experience, if you use it in combination with lemon and onion.
  • before cooking is necessary to clean the carcass of the scales, remove the fins, tail, head (if you do not plan to bake it whole).In large fishes must be removed as the spine and large bones.They can leave and head for cooking soup, and tail fins to be used for fish soup is undesirable.

Delicious recipes fried pike

The easiest way to cook a pike - fry it!We offer you 3 simple recipe that will please your loved ones.

pike fried in sour cream

you will need:

  • pike weighing 1-2 kg,
  • 3 onions,
  • 300 ml sour cream,
  • half a lemon,
  • salt and spices,
  • vegetablebutter.


  1. Mills Cut and fish.Fillet cut into pieces 5 cm wide.
  2. Sprinkle fillets with lemon juice, rub with salt, pepper and spices (mixture of herbs suitable for marinating fish).Leave to marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Peel and chop the onion rings.Lemon juice which you used as cut rings.
  4. Heat the pan in vegetable oil and fry the fish over high heat.Lay out the pieces skin side down and hold until golden brown.
  5. Turn the pieces and place them on top of the onion rings and lemon.After 5 minutes, pour the sour cream into the pan (if it is liquid, dilute it with water or milk).
  6. Close the lid tightly, bring weight to a boil, reduce heat.Fish stew for 30 minutes.

pike fried in batter

you will need:

  • pike weighing 1-2 kg,
  • 2 tablespoons of flour and mayonnaise,
  • 2 eggs,
  • saltand pepper.


  1. Cut and wash the pike, cut into pieces a la carte (a width of 4-5 cm).
  2. Pour them with salt and pepper and leave to soak for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Prepare the batter: Mix the egg and mayonnaise, add the flour.
  4. Heat the pan with vegetable oil.Dip the pieces in the batter and fry over medium heat until golden brown.The fish is ready, if you hold each side in a pan for 3-4 minutes.

Pike fried with onions

There are many recipes for fried pike with onions.Someone recommended to cook the fish and onions separately and assemble them in the dish.Someone thinks that the ideal would be a little fried fish, which need to pour raw onion and bake 10-15 minutes in the oven.And we offer the most delicious, in our opinion, the dish, which tastes the pike and onions together in a greater degree.

So, you will need:

  • pike weighing 1-2 kg,
  • onions - 2 times less than the weight of pike,
  • 3-4 tablespoons of flour,
  • salt and pepper.


  1. Cut and wash the fish.Drain, mix with salt and pepper, leave to soak for 15 minutes.
  2. Peel and finely chop the onion.
  3. Heat the oil and fry the onions until golden brown.
  4. In another pan, heat the oil.Roll pieces in flour pike (convenient to do it in a plastic bag) and place in the pan.When one side zazolotitsya, turn the fish and place on top of fried onions.Bring pike until cooked for 3-4 minutes.

How and what to submit pike

Tasty fried pike recipes which you have just learned, would be appropriate in the workaday and festive table.Serve it to be hot, just after cooking.And if you were extinguishing it in cream or fried with onions, be sure to cover the pieces of fish sauce produced.In fresh or boiled vegetables (eg, in the form of mashed) suitable as a side dish, as well as all kinds of cereals: buckwheat, rice, wheat.

See, not so scary main river predator!Try to fry it and vote the original taste of the delicacy of the fish.

Video recipes: roast pike