American Fish Pie. Recipe

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American Fish Pie.

Denise Gregory

By
@DGWales

A friend gave me this recipe over 26 years ago & I never tire of making it. It's a very tasty dish of white fish & mash potato with a hint of nutmeg. If you're looking for a recipe thats easy to follow, not too fussy & full of flavour, I recommend you try this one. You won't be disappointed.


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Rating:

Serves:

4-5 depending on portion sizes.

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

200g
cooked cod or other firm white fish, filleted & skinned.
25g
cheddar cheese
40g
butter
250ml
white sauce (can be from the supermarket or make your own)
salt & pepper
a few grains of cayenne pepper
1
egg
300-325g
cold mashed potato
pinch
grated nutmeg
butter for greasing

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Flake the fish & grate the cheese. Put the fish into a saucepan with 15g of butter, the white sauce & half the cheese.season to taste & add the cayenne pepper. Put to one side.
2
Beat the egg until liquid, reserve enough for glazing & stir the rest into the prepared mash potato. Melt the remaining 25g butter & mix it into the potato with salt, pepper & nutmeg to taste.
3
Line a greased 1 litre pie dish with half the potato mixture. Heat the fish mixture until the sauce bubbles & the cheese has melted. Pour it into the pie dish lined with mashed potato. Cover evenly with the remaining mash potato. Notch the edge to make the potato look like a pastry crust - optional. Glaze with the remaining egg & sprinkle with the rest of the cheese. Bake in a fairly hot oven, 190*C, gas mark 5 for 8-12 minutes until it's a golden brown on top.
Serve with vegetable or side salad.
Enjoy

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