Classic fish pie

This is a very simple and very delicious pie. The ingredients do the talking. Nothing fancy in this one that’s for sure.

Wot u need
one onion
2 bay leaves
Some peppercorns or 20 turns of black pepper
2 salmon steaks
1 Slice cod
Good knob butter
1 good tbsp plain flour
Milk (probably around 250 mls)
Fresh parsley
Zest and juice of one lemon
200g prawns
750g potatoes cooked and cold
Small cup forzen peas

Wot u do
Slice onion thin add to a pan with peppercorns or pepper, 2 bay leaves and water – bring to boil. Add fish to poach it. Bring to boil again and simmer for 10 mins. Remove fish and set aside to cool.

In pan add good knob of butter and melt. Once melted, add tbsp plain flour mix and then add milk to get a thick sauce. Add three tbsp stock liqueur add zest of one lemon and juice of half of the same lemon. Break fish into big chunks and add to sauce. Add loads of chopped parsley including stalks. Stir but don’t break fish chunks. Add prawns and peas. Spoon mixture into pie dish – I use a rectangular dish approx 27cms x 16cms x 5cms. Add more pepper. Pass potatoes through ricer and bind in some milk and a little butter. Pipe onto fish mix. Cook 10 mins 180 oven.

Serves: two.

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One Response to Classic fish pie

  1. Vinny Grette says:

    Haddock is one of my favorite fish!

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