Fish Recipes

Pickled Fish

I love cold pickled fish on a hot summers day but it also goes down well in winter. It is a dish that always reminds me of my gran. Try out this easy Pickled Fish Recipe and let us know what you think.


  • 800 g Skinless Hake or Kingklip
  • 15 ml Oil
  • Seasoned flour (flour with Sea salt and White pepper)
  • 6 Bay Leaves
  • 4 Onions sliced
  • 375 ml Brown Vinegar
  • 250 ml Water
  • 185 ml Sugar
  • 15 ml Turmeric
  • 45 ml Curry powder
  • 45 ml Corn Flour
  • 5 ml Salt
  • 10 Mixed Peppercorns


  1. Cut Hake into large cubes.
  2. Dust with the seasoned flour and fry in hot oil until golden brown and cooked through. Remove from the pan and set aside on absorbent paper.
  3. Cook onions for 10 minutes in vinegar, water, Bay Leaves, sugar, Turmeric, curry powder, Atlantic Sea and
  4. Mixed Peppercorns until soft.
  5. Mix the corn flour with a little water and add to sauce mixture. Stir until well blended. Simmer uncovered until sauce thickens.
  6. Layer the fish with onion sauce and cover.
  7. Refrigerate for 1 – 2 days before serving to allow the flavors to develop

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