Delicious Traditional British Fish Pie from Britain. Authentic Recipe of Fish Pie.

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Delicious Traditional British Fish Pie Recipe is a home cooked comfort meal which is incredibly simple to make. Fish pie, also known as fisherman’s pie, it is a winning combination of poached fish in a creamy sauce topped with a mashed potato layer. It is a rich, satisfying dish which is incredibly popular across England and Scotland. A mix of different fish is often used when making fish pie as it is known to be a way to use up leftover fish; white fishes work well such as cod, haddock or halibut however salmon is often used as well as more modern recipes use prawns. Similarly to a shepherd’s pie, the topping is a layer of buttery mashed potato, unlike the common pastry pie topping.


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Delicious Traditional British Fish Pie from Britain. Authentic Recipe of Fish Pie.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Fish Pie
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Occasional Cooking Weekend Family Meal Recipes

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Servings 6 Servings
Calories / Serving 370 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 500 ml (16.91 floz) Milk
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 pc Onion
  • 500 grams (1.1 lb) Fish Skinless, de-boned (cod, haddock, or salmon)
  • 2 pcs Leek – Onion Leek
  • 3 tbsp All Purpose Flour – Plain Flour
  • 75 grams (2.65 oz) Garden Peas – Sweet Peas – English Peas – Green Peas
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Parsley

Topping

  • 1000 grams (2.2 lb) Potato
  • 60 grams (2.12 oz) Butter
  • 50 ml (1.69 floz) Milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 190C/375F. Prepare the fish by cutting it into bite-sized pieces. Peel and quarter the onions and set them aside.
  • In a large saucepan, heat the milk to reach a simmer then add the fish. Add the onion into the pan and increase the heat to a boil for 1 minute, then reduce the heat and leave to simmer gently for 5 minutes. Then reduce the heat to low.
  • In a frying pan over medium heat, add oil. Saute the leeks for about 5 minutes or until soft.
  • Add the flour to the leeks and mix. Add two spoonfuls of the milk liquid from the fish pan into the leek pan to make a thick sauce, mixing them well and stirring continuously.
  • In the saucepan with the fish, add the peas and the leek sauce. Increase heat to medium to create a thick sauce.
  • Spoon the fish sauce into an oven-proof dish, chop the fresh parsley and sprinkle over. Ensuring there is still enough room for the topping. Set aside.
  • To make the topping, bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Peel and dice the potatoes and add to the boiling water. Cook for 10 – 15 minutes or until potatoes is tender. Drain and add back into the saucepan with the butter and milk and mash until smooth and creamy.
  • Carefully spoon the mashed potato to layer over the fish, spreading evenly across the dish. Bake for 25 minutes, the filling will be bubbling and the potato will have a golden top.

NOTES

Assemble the pie and leave to completely cool before covering to freeze for up to one month. Leave out overnight in the refrigerator to defrost before baking for 25 minutes.
COOKING TIPS:

Ensure the fish is fresh, skinless, and boneless.

SERVE WITH:

Serve with boiled vegetables

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Seasonal Cooking Winter Recipes
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Nutrition

Calories: 370kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 22gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 156mgPotassium: 1229mgFiber: 5gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 597IUVitamin C: 40mgCalcium: 157mgIron: 2mg
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