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Pike fillet with apples and walnuts


Rate this recipe 3.6/5 (139 Votes)


  • - Pike: 2 1/2 lbs
  • - Butter: 1 1/3 stick
  • - Apples: 8
  • - Walnuts (shelled): 2 cups plus more for garnish
  • - Parsley: 4 cups
  • - Honey Vinegar 1 2/3 cups


Servings 8
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 60mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1


Cut the pike in portions of 5-6 oz, keeping the skin on. Cut the unpeeled apples into 6 pieces each. Clarify the butter. Chop the parsley.

Step 2

Cooking: Cook the apples over low heat with clarified butter and a little fresh butter. Add walnuts to the cooking apples. Cook pike over high heat skin-side down, when the skin is crispy, finish cooking over low heat on the other side.

Step 3

Finish: Remove apples and deglaze the fish with the honey vinegar. Reduce a couple minutes and add parsley and remaining walnuts to finish.

Step 4


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  • 1 puff pastry
  • 6 apples, sliced
  • 3 oz.  chilled butter, chopped into chunks
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar



  1. Roll out a puff pastry.
  2. Lay out the apple slices in a pan.
  3. Add chunks of butter on top of the apples.
  4. Sprinkle the brown sugar on top.
  5. Cook for 20 minutes in oven at 350°F, to caramelize the apples.
  6. Place puff pastry on top of the caramelized apples.
  7. Cook for 15 minutes at 350°F.
  8. Enjoy!

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