Gypsy Carp (Kapr po Cikansku) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 carp steaks (about 6 ounces each)
  • 8 medium potatoes
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds, crushed
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
How to cook Gypsy Carp (Kapr po Cikansku):
  • Boil the potatoes in their skins in salted water till done, about 15-20 minutes. Remove the potatoes, let cool a little, then peel them. Slice the potatoes into thick rounds.
  • Preheat the oven to 450°F (230°C).
  • Take a large casserole dish and oil the bottom with a little of the olive oil. Put in the potatoes.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a frying pan on low, then add the onions and garlic. Fry the onion till it is almost golden, stirring occasionally. Add this mixture to the potatoes.
  • Wash the carp steaks gently in cold water and dry in paper towels. Dredge them in the flour.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil on medium in a large frying pan. When hot, add the carp steaks and fry till slightly golden on both sides, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Sprinkle the potatoes and onions with the paprika, caraway, and salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Place the carp steaks on top. Pour on the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the juice of 1 lemon. Put the dish in the preheated oven and bake till done, about 10 to 12 minutes. Serve sprinkle with parsley and with lemon wedges on the sided.

Notes:

The Gypsy Carp recipe very easy to prepare and so good!
The Czech name for this recipe is Kapr po Cikansku.


This recipe for Gypsy Carp (Kapr po Cikansku) serves/makes: 4

The Gypsy Carp (Kapr po Cikansku) recipe is adopted from The Best of Czech Cooking by Peter Trnka 1996.

Main Ingredient: Carp (more Carp recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)
Cuisine: Czech (more Czech recipes)

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