Poached Pike with Tartar Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 2 or more yellow pike fillets, according to the size of the fish
  • Mixed salted herbs
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Thin lemon slices
  • Thin onion slices
  • Thin tomato slices (optional)
  • Water
How to cook Poached Pike with Tartar Sauce:
  • Clean yellow pike fillets and remove bones transfer fillets into a metal strainer.
  • Sprinkle fillets with mixed salted herbs and pepper, to taste.
  • Top with lemon, onion and tomato slices.
  • Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.
  • Pour 1 inch (2.5 cm) water into a large casserole bring to a boil, then lower filled strainer into casserole.
  • Cover casserole simmer for approximately 5 minutes, until fish fillets are white to the center.
  • Do not add tomatoe slices serve sprinkled with lemon juice along with tartar sauce.

Tartar Sauce Recipe

Tartar Sauce Ingredients:
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) lemony mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) salad dressing (mayonnaise style)
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) relish
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) minced parsley or to taste
How to cook Tartar Sauce:
  • Mix together all tartar sauce ingredients.
  • Refrigerate for approximately 1 hour before serving, to blend flavors.

This recipe for Poached Pike with Tartar Sauce serves/makes: 4

The Poached Pike with Tartar Sauce recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Pike (more Pike recipes)
Preparation Method: Poached/Simmered (more Poached/Simmered recipes)

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