Fluffy smoked haddock potato pie

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By: Silvana Franco

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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.27 / 5 (109 votes)

Prep time:
10 min
Cook time:
30 min

Silvana Franco serves up another healthy version of a classic comfort dish


1. Cook the potatoes in a large pan of boiling water for 15 minutes or so until tender.

2. Meanwhile, place the haddock in a pan, pour over the milk and sprinkle over the spring onions. Cover, bring to the boil and simmer for 5-8 minutes until the fish is cooked; it should flake easily. Lift out the cooked fish and discard the skin and any bones. Pour the warm milk and spring onions into a jug - you'll need 200 ml - and there should easily be enough.

3. Drain the potatoes well and mash, ideally with a ricer, until smooth. Beat in the warm milk and spring onions, followed by the fromage frais. Gently fold in the flaked fish and check the seasoning - you're unlikely to need much, if any, salt, but grind in plenty of black pepper.

4. Spoon the mixture into a large, shallow heatproof dish and scatter over the cheese. Pop under a medium-low grill for 15 minutes until golden and crunchy on the surface.

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Not really worth the effort. I thought there was too much liquid in with the mash. The lack of a proper sauce meant the fish was enveloped in mash potato which masked the flavour and texture. The cheese topping was so mild it was almost tasteless. Stick to traditional haddock fish pies.

The Cherub The Cherub  Posted 30 Mar 2015 11:17 AM

This was very easy to cook and quick to eat! it generates quite a bit of washing up though.

AlisonP31073 AlisonP31073  Posted 10 Feb 2009 10:07 PM

can you freeze this Fluffy Smoked Haddock Potato Pie,Are not Please could you reply. Thank you

ghoststorey ghoststorey  Posted 09 Jan 2009 8:32 PM