Seemann´s Liebchen Seelachs

Sailor´s Sweetheart Pollock

Learn how to make a traditional German fish recipe with an amazing creamy and flavorful dill sauce and carrots.

Sailor´s Sweetheart

Angela Schofield
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine German
Servings 6 Portions


  • 2 pounds pollock filets alternatively Swai, Tilapia
  • 2 pounds carrots
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tbsp. garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp. Butterschmalz or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ bunch of dill
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp. mustard
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 375 Fahrenheit.
  • Peel the carrots and cut into slices.
  • Melt Butterschmalz or oil over medium heat.
  • Add carrots, onions, garlic paste and honey and braise lightly.
  • Deglaze with chicken broth and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes and set aside.
  • Chop dill finely.
  • In a small bowl mix sour cream, mustard and dill and add to the carrots.
  • Rinse the fish filets with cold water and tap dry.
  • Season with salt and pepper and place in a casserole pan.
  • Cover with carrot mixture and bake for 40 minutes.