How to make it

  • poaching liquor- Chop the carrot and celery and place in a pan with the milk, peppercorns, onion, lemon zest and bay leaf and grated nutmeg.
  • Add all the fish except the prawns and cook gently for 10 minutes.
  • In another pan, hard boil the eggs the allow to cool.
  • Turn the heat off the poaching pan, put on the lid and leave until the fish is cool
  • then flake.
  • Sieve the poaching milk and reserve.
  • In another pan, boil the potatoes until cooked the drain and mash with butter and cream.
  • To make the sauce, melt the butter, add the flour and cook out for 3-4 minutes. Gradually add the remaining cream, poaching milk then the mustard, white pepper to taste and parsley. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Peel the boiled eggs.
  • Remove the sauce from the heat and add the flaked fish and the prawns.
  • Place the fish and sauce in an oven proof dish or individual oven proof dishes with the hard boiled eggs.
  • Pipe or spoon the mashed potato on top - top with grated cheese.
  • Bake the dish for 20 to 25 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius until golden brown.
  • Take the fish pie out of the oven and leave to rest.

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  • sallyjess73 15 years ago
    ... i mite use this for my nye dinner party..think the individual dishes should suit the gang ! nice one cheers
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  • lasaf 15 years ago
    This will be great. I will have to substitute some of the fish with walleye and crappie. But I'm sure it will be good. Thanks for the great recipe. L.
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  • httpmom 15 years ago
    OMG...I LOVE fish pie! This one has been Soooo bookmarked! I have a Jamie Oliver recipe that I adore but now I will also give this one a try. Thanks!
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  • modelsmom 16 years ago
    This looks wonderful, can't wait to try it.
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    " It was good "
    invisiblechef ate it and said...
    Thanks so much I will leave out the other fish as we just use salmon, as my husband fishes for it. Can't wait to try it out.
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    " It was good "
    willybizz ate it and said...
    I had to leave out the double cream, used single! and only 25 grms butter,
    But it was a great success, and everyone asked for seconds, so many thanks.. Whew....superb
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