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Traditional Family Fish Pie


Selection of fish topped with soft creamy mash.

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  • Approx 2lb of selected fishes (smoked haddock, cod, prawns, salmon)
  • Cornflour
  • Milk
  • 2lb Potatoes
  • Butter
  • Cheese (optional)


servings 6
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 40mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Chop and boil potatoes until cooked and then mash with the butter.

Step 2

Skin/debone the fish and poach in a little milk until just cooked. Drain and flake over spinach add prawns spreading evenly.

Step 3

Make a white sauce with milk, butter and cornflower. Pour this over the fish.

Step 4

Cover the fish with the mashed potato.

Step 5

Bake in an oven proof dish until golden on top.

Step 6

Optional - For a little extra flavor add a sprinkling of cheese over the potato.

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