Northern Pike Recipes & How To Cook Guide

 

For most people catching pike is a lot of fun, and if you intend to keep your catch we have assembled a bunch of great northern pike recipes. Fillets from pike are sometimes filled with a lot of bones but if done right this fish can cook well in many stews and smokers. If you are interested in learning how to fillet a pike, the page How To Fillet A Northern Pike will sure help you get started. Below are a handful of our best pike recipes from the guru kitchen.

Northern Pike on the BBQ

Step 1:

Start by taking your fillets cube or slab whatever you prefer, put them in a mixing bowl.

Step 2:

Begin to add your dry rub consisting of salt, pepper, and if your feeling adventurous powdered dill.

Step 3:

cut and squeeze a fresh lemon over top of the fish, depending on the size of the fillets a whole lemon is sometime not necessary.

Step 4:

Microwave a table spoon of butter until melted and drizzle it over the seasoned fish.

Cook:

Mix all the ingredients together and wrap in tin foil. Place in BBQ for a minimum of ten minutes. Cook to your preference and remember to check every once and a whole making sure you are not burning the fish.

Enjoy!

Pan Fried Northern Pike

Step 1:

For this type of recipe you will need to have your pike filleted in wide slabs

Step 2:

Prepare your flour seasoning mixture:

  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1/3 cup of corn meal
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder and a dash of onion powder
  • Pinch of salt and black pepper

Prepare your pre-dip mixture:

  • 2/3 cup of buttermilk
  • 1 Egg
  • whisk together

Step 3:

Dip your fish fillets in the dip mixture then into the dry rub

Cook:

Pan fry until fish is fully cooked through.

Enjoy!

Poor Mans Lobster

Step 1:

Fillet your northern pike into 1-2 inch cubes

Step 2:

Pour half cup of white sugar and half teaspoon of salt into a pot filled with boiling water (48oz)

Stir mixture*

Step 3:

Melt your garlic butter

Cook:

Let the fish cook long enough that it will float to the top of the water. When this starts to happen your pike is finished.

Dunk and enjoy!