Whitefish is not only good as pickled fish but also very tasty smoked. We prefer smoked whitefish to smoked perch as it's a fattier fish. Smoked perch is quite dry. In fact, the taste of smoked whitefish reminded us a bit of mackerel.
First we dry the fish, then cook it and afterwards smoke it.
Cut the filets in pieces, season and flour them
Frying prepared whitefish pieces over open fire
Fried whitefish filet pieces
(Looks delicious, doesn't it?! Well, you may take a bite here... but...one step missing for pickled fish!)
Preparing the vinegar pickle