Pickled Fish

Pickled Fish

Pickled Fish

Recipe by Fatima SydowCourse: Main


  • 2 kg firm white fish fillets, I am using Hake

  • 6 large onions, peeled and sliced

  • Salt to taste

  • 1 cup of flour

  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

  • 2 tsp turmeric

  • 1 cup vinegar

  • 1 cup water

  • 3-4 tbsp sugar

  • 2 tbsp apricot jam

  • 1 tbsp black pepper corns

  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds

  • 5 bay leaves

  • 2 tbsp roasted masala

  • 1 tbsp corn flour mixed with 3 tbsp. of water

  • Vegetable oil


  • Take the fish pieces and dust with the flour and season with salt and pepper. Heat the oil, shallow fry the fish in a large frying pan, about 2 minutes on each side. Put aside on draining paper.
  • Next, in a large pot, heat the vinegar and water on a medium heat. Add the onions, sugar, salt, spices, jam, bay leaves and cook for 8-10 minutes. Next, add the corn flour mixture and
  • Add the corn flour mixture and stir well. Transfer the fish, onion and curry sauce mixture to a large heat proof dish, making sure the sauce covers all the fish.
  • Allow to cool and cover the bowl or container and store in the fridge overnight or for a few days.

3 thoughts on “Pickled Fish”

  • I like ur cooking I stay in Ireland for 3 years but I’m a South African

  • Ek is mal oor jou show en jou resepte. Ek wens ek kon leer hoe om koesisters te maak saam met jou want op my eie sal ek flop. Haha
    Hou aan julle kos is die beste

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