Icelandic Food to Try: Plokkfiskur

by Katie Hammel on February 22, 2011

by Katie Hammel | February 22nd, 2011  

At first glance, plokkfiskur doesn’t look very appetizing. And where you learn the name means “mashed fish” it doesn’t gain much appeal. But looks can be deceiving, as this traditional dish is actually quite delicious. In early times, poached haddock (or other white fish) was served with boiled potatoes several times a week and there were usually leftovers. Those leftovers were then used to create this dish. Nowadays, people buy fresh fish just to make it, and it is a very popular choice among both tourists and locals at Icelandic restaurants.

In most plokkfiskur recipes, boiled cod (or haddock or halibut) is flaked with a fork and then mixed with boiled quartered potatoes and a sauce of onion, butter, flour and milk. Curry powder, salt and pepper are added to season it, along with butter. Then béarnaise or hollandaise sauce and cheese are added and the dish is grilled until light brown. It is traditionally served with dark rye bread and butter.

While it’s certainly not a light dish by any means, plokkfiskur is hearty, delicious, and perfect for filling your belly on a cold night. Þrir Frakkar in Reykjavik is widely regarded as the best place to get a traditional plokkfiskur, but you can also find it at many other restaurants throughout the country.


Photo by ChrisGoldNY

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Well… does not sound very appetizing, but trust in your word and tryed

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I think it is delicious. Hopefully, because it looks so good.

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So far I have not tried but football in Iceland, but if you say the food is good, I think the restaurant to order it. I hope to be better than the show:))

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shows extremely well and the taste is as. I tried it for the first time my grandmother, great recipe, the taste to match.

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eating too much fish in Icelandic. This summer I was there a week and I eat fish or tired all marine animals

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a dish in great demand in Iceland. I could not understand why it is so coveted, but it’s good to know. thanks for info

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Icelanders are crazy about this dish. I personally do not like, but who am I to disagree with their tastes?

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