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Taste the Flavors of Adventure: The Veracruz Pike Recipe from Shelly’s Game Kitchen

Welcome to another episode of Shelly’s Game Kitchen, where culinary exploration meets fishing excitement. Today, we will be exploring the Veracruz Pike recipe, a dish that combines the thrill of fishing with the vibrant flavors of Mexican cuisine.

About the Chef

Host Chef Shelly shares easy techniques to make cooking wild game more approachable with creative and unique recipes and tips. With over 30 years of experience cooking wild game, she is bringing the forest to your table in Shelly’s Game Kitchen. As a private certified chef, Shelly also cooks sourced game meat for her elite clientele to rave reviews.

Recipe: Northern Pike Fish in Veracruz with Coriander Rice and Lime


Northern Pike Fish in Veracruz with Coriander Rice and Lime - CarbonTV Blog


  1. Freshly caught pike fillets
  2. Olive oil
  3. Finely chopped onion
  4. Minced garlic
  5. Red and green Sliced bell peppers
  6. Diced canned tomatoes
  7. Capers
  8. Sliced green olives
  9. Finely chopped jalapeno pepper
  10. Chopped fresh cilantro
  11. Lime juice
  12. Salt and pepper to taste

Northern Pike Fish in Veracruz Ingredients - CarbonTV Blog


  1. Begin by meticulously cleaning and filleting the pike, ensuring meticulous bone removal. Thoroughly rinse and pat dry.
  2. Warm olive oil in a pan and sauté finely chopped onion and minced garlic until their aroma fills the air.
  3. Introduce the sliced bell peppers and finely chopped jalapeno peppers to the pan, allowing them to gently soften.
  4. Incorporate diced tomatoes, capers, and sliced green olives into the pan. Allow this symphony of flavors to simmer for a brief period.Incorporate diced tomatoes, capers, and sliced green olives into the pan - CarbonTV Blog
  5. Tenderly place the pike fillets in the pan, gently pouring some of the tomato mixture over them.
  6. Envelop the pan and allow the fish to cook for approximately 10 to 15 minutes until the pike tenderly yields to the fork’s touch.
  7. Just before serving, anoint the dish with a refreshing drizzle of freshly squeezed lime juice and a final sprinkle of chopped cilantro.
  8. For a delightful accompaniment, serve the Veracruz Pike with coriander-infused rice and a squeeze of lime juice.

Veracruz Pike with coriander-infused rice - CarbonTV Blog

Indulge in the captivating medley of flavors as each bite transports you from the river’s edge to the heart of Mexican zest.


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