Ultimate Cornish Fish Pie

 

Ultimate Cornish Fish Pie
 
Recipe Type: RECIPE_TYPE
Cuisine: CUISINE
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Serves: 4 - 5
Chunks of white fish and salmon in a creamy sauce, topped with mashed potatoes.
Ingredients
  • 1 x 1kg Fish Pie mix (feeds 5 people)
    Fish Pie Sauce
    Frozen Peas
    Potatoes
    Fish Bouillon (Knorr make a liquid or cubed stock that is ideal)
    Milk, Butter and flour (bechamel)
    Grated Cheese
  • Optional
  • 1 x packet of white sauce mix
  • (pst - we love adding Cornish mussels into ours too but it's perfect without and just using your fish pie mix)
Instructions
  1. Peel and boil the potatoes, drain and allow to dry a little, mash, season and add butter to taste.
  2. Rinse and dry the fish mix
  3. Check for bones and place into a baking tray (oven to table is ideal). You can any mix of white fish, smoked fish, salmon and prawns.
  4. The ideal sauce for fish pie is a white wine sauce enriched with cream, or a bechamel. For this recipe 500ml of sauce will be sufficient.
  5. Make a white sauce (according to the makers instructions if you are using a packet), flavour with some fish stock. It is important to make the sauce thicker than normal as it will be thinned by the cooked fish juices. Add a little slaked cornflour to thicken if necessary.
  6. Pour the sauce over the raw fish and gently mix together; season to taste.
  7. Scatter some frozen peas on top of the mixture.
  8. Cover with the mashed potato, top with grated cheese and bake in a hot oven for 45 minutes.
 

 

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