10 pleasing pickerel recipes
Recipes by The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Pickerel is a delicious, white and flaky freshwater fish. Its abundance in our waters means you can enjoy pickerel as often as you like.
Succulent pickerel rivals salmon as Canada's best fish. Whether you catch one yourself or purchase pickerel from the store, this fish is a nutritious, high-protein choice with a delicious light flavour.
Pickerel is low in harmful compounds such as heavy metals and pesticides. Pickerel is also in healthy numbers across Canada, meaning you can enjoy a good pickerel dinner any night of the week and feel good about it! Enjoy pickerel in 10 different ways with our Tested Til Perfect recipes below.
Grilled Pickerel with Charmoulah
A great recipe to bring to the cottage and showcase your own catch of the day. Use pickerel, perch or other fresh water fish fillets with this fresh s...
My mother told me that we cook the fish whole because it brings togetherness and abundance for the new year. So to this day, I always serve this with ...
Pickerel with Cherry Tomato Relish
For a delicious treat, grill a whole pickerel and serve it with a colourful, lively summer relish. Salt and pepper are all that are needed to season t...
Wild Pickerel with Essence of Basil and Balsamic
In small saucepan, bring balsamic vinegar and sugar to boil, stirring. Reduce heat and simmer until syrupy, about 10 minutes. Scrape in...
Pickerel with Lemon Mushroom Sauce
Succulent pickerel is widely regarded as one of Canada's best fish. On the lakes of northern Saskatchewan, locals catch their own to pan-fry, but visi...
Pan-Fried Cornmeal-Crusted Pickerel
Place flour in shallow bowl. In separate shallow bowl, whisk milk with eggs. Place cornmeal, dill, salt and pepper in another shallow b...
Steamed Whole Pickerel
Steaming, one of the easiest ways to prepare a fresh catch, is also one of the tastiest. Here you do the steaming on the barbecue, so you don't need a...
Ginger Pickerel Simmer
This pickerel is lightly pickled in soy sauce and vinegar, which preserve the fish and offer Philippine adobo-style taste notes. You can make it ahead...
White Wine Sage Pickerel
When you cook fish in a foil packet, it stays moist and the flavourings penetrate the flesh - and there's no cleanup! Try our herb variations or your ...
Serve with: Green Peas — Roasted Red Potato Wedges (See below)