Pike with Sour Cream Recipe

Serves/Makes: 2


  • 1 (2-pound / 1-kg) pike, cleaned
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) salt
  • 1/2 teaspon (2.5 mL) freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) freshly minced dill
  • Paprika
  • Minced dill
How to cook Pike with Sour Cream:
  • Cut 4 to 5 shallow slits on each side of pike
  • Season the inside with salt and pepper.
  • Cream together sour cream, grated cheese and dill.
  • Coat top and sides of fish with mixture.
  • Generously sprinkle with paprika.
  • Transfer pike into a well buttered long enough dish.
  • Do not cover.
  • Microwave pike for 6 to 8 minutes on 'MEDIUM-MAXIMUM'.
  • Cooking time may vary slightly according to the size of the fish.
  • To check for doneness, just lift the flesh with a fork if it flakes easily, the fish is done.
  • Leave fish to rest for 5 minutes, covered.
  • If desired, sprinkle fish with more minced dill.


Oven: 700 watts
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 8 minutes
Waiting time: 5 minutes

This recipe for Pike with Sour Cream serves/makes: 2

The Pike with Sour Cream recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Pike (more Pike recipes)
Preparation Method: Microwave (more Microwave recipes)

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