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.

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