Pike Polish style

This recipe could be used as part of a 12 course meal known in Polish as Wigilia or on its own. Wigilia is eaten after sundown on Christmas Eve.


(Serves 4-6)




  1. Combine fish, vegetables, dry seasonings, and enough water to cover in a saucepan or pot. Boil gently for about 15 to 20 minutes or until the fish flakes easily.
  2. Meanwhile, heat butter in a skillet. Add the chopped eggs, lemon juice, dill, salt, and pepper. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. When the fish is cooked, set it on a warm platter and then spoon the topping over the fish. Serve with rice or potatoes.


Difficulty: easy.
Time: 30 minutes.
Precision: Approximate measurement OK.


Original recipe passed down through the generations and 
translated from Polish into English (with a few mods) by 
Edward Chrzanowski 
MFCF, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada or {ihnp4,allegra,utzoo}!watmath!echrzanowski 
Recipe last modified: 1 Dec 87

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Date: 14 Dec 87 19:41:36 GMT
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