Fish Pie

Winter is here, and a warm and creamy pie is perfect for dinner on a cold night! This British comfort dish is very easy to make, and you can change the filling to your likings. It’s the perfect dish to warm you up!

photo-nov-28-7-23-39-pmYou need:

  • 1 lb Cod or Haddock (Any Whitefish Works), Skinless & Boneless
  • 1/2 lb Shrimp or Crab Legs
  • 1 Nutmeg; 1/2 tbsp (50g) Unsalted Butter;
  • 2 tbsp All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 cup (350ml) Fish or Vegetable Stock
  • 1 1/2 cup (350ml) Milk
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp English Mustard
  • 2 oz (50g) Cheddar cheese
  • 3 lb Russet Potatoes

How to make this:

  1. Skin the potatoes and cut them into 1-inch slices, boil them in a pot of salt water for about 20 min
  2. In another pan, melt the butter on medium, then whisk in the flour and continue whisking for about 3 min, this is called a roux
  3. Pour the milk into the roux and continue whisking until the sauce thickens, grade in the nutmeg and half of the cheddar cheese, then add the stock  and continue whisking until the sauce turns smooth, taste for salt & spice
  4. Cut the fish into 1-inch chunks, mix them into the sauce, then pour them into a roasting tray or large baking dish
  5. Mash the potato and add in 1 cup of milk, add salt and pepper to taste
  6. Cover the fish mixture with the mashed potato, place it in a 200C/400F degree oven for 35 – 40 min, or until the internal temperature reaches 70C/160F degrees
  7. Sever it with some green pea or steam spinach

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