Zapiekanka Rybna

Marianna’s fish pie

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

North Atlantic Seafood

By Alan Davidson

Published 1980

  • About

Fresh fish is not always available in Poland, but canned fish is. Here is the recipe of a gifted Warsaw cook, Marianna Piasek, for turning any sort of canned fish into a ‘pie’, delicious, and quickly made.


  • canned fish, e.g. tuna, 400 g (14 oz)
  • butter, 15


If there is a lot of oil with the fish in the can, drain off the excess. Then combine the fish with the butter, mayonnaise, sour cream and sliced onion in an ovenproof dish. Sprinkle the paprika over the mixture, then cover it with the mashed potato and add the grated cheese on top. Bake it for about 30 minutes in a moderate to moderately hot oven (375°F, 190°C, gas 5), so that the top is light