Fish Pie

Ingredients

  • 8 Large Potatoes
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 head Broccoli
  • 1 head Cauliflower
  • 2 fillets Salmon
  • 2 fillets Fresh Cod
  • 2 fillets Smoked Haddock
  • 600 ml Milk
  • 2 tbsp Plain Flour
  • Lagos Chilli Powder (Optional)
  • 50 grams Salted Butter
  • 150 grams Grated Cheese
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch White Pepper
  • 5 oz water

Instructions

1_ Add the broccoli and cauliflower to lightly salted water and boil until slightly cooked, remove vegetables and set aside.

2_ Preheat oven to 200 C / Fan 180 C / Gas mark 5. Place the chopped fish in an oven-proof dish and cover with the milk. Add broccoli, cauliflower, a pinch of white pepper, chilli powder and salt. Bake in the oven uncovered for 15 minutes or until the fish is almost cooked through

3_ Peel and chop the potatoes, and boil with a pinch of salt until soft

4_ When the fish is done, drain the milk into a jug and put aside. Stir & flake the fish with a fork and leave in the dish.

5_ Once potatoes are done, drain, then add 30g of the butter and a splash of the reserved milk and mash.

6_ In another saucepan melt the remaining 20g of butter on a medium heat and slowly add the flour stirring constantly until you get a smooth paste.


7_ Add the remaining milk a little bit at a time, stirring constantly, until you get a sauce-like consistency. Cook for 5 minutes stirring constantly.

8_ Add the sauce to the flaked fish and mix well. Top with the mashed potato and spread evenly. Sprinkle the grated cheese evenly over the potato topping

9_ Place back in the oven for 30-40 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbling and slightly golden brown.

10_ Served with any remaining vegetables, or freshly steamed sweetcorn

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