Luxury Fish Pie

 

Luxury Fish Pie

“This dish will make people who say they do not like fish, change their opinion in seconds!”

Recipe Luxury Fish Pie with salmon monkfish sea bream scallops prawns white wine by Elle Smith

Ingredients:

 

2 lbs Potatoes, peeled and quartered to 2 inch pieces approx.

5 fl. oz Double Cream

2 oz, Butter, chopped into chunks

freshly grated Sea Salt and ground White Pepper

1 oz freshly grated Cheese, cheddar and mozzarella

1 boneless fillet Monkfish (about 4 oz)

1 boneless fillet Cod (about 4 oz)

1 boneless fillet smoked Haddock (about 4 oz)

1 boneless fillet of Salmon (about 4 oz)

1 boneless fillet of Sea Bream (about 4 oz)

1 boneless fillet of Hallibut (about 4 oz)

about 12/14 fresh shelled and uncooked large Tiger Prawns

6 Shallots, finely chopped

pinch of Nutmeg

3 oz Butter

2 oz Plain Flour

about 3 tablespoons freshly chopped Parsley

6 fl. oz Milk

6 fl. oz Double Cream

4 tablespoons White Wine

a dash of Lemon Juice

freshly ground Sea Salt and ground White Pepper

 

Method:

  1. Boil the potatoes in a large saucepan until cooked.
  2. Drain and add 5 fl.oz of double cream and 2 oz of butter.
  3. Mash until a smooth mash is achieved; add nutmeg and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Set aside for covering the fish pie. A better effect can be achieved if you pipe the mash in swirls on top of the fish mixture, if you have a large catering standard piping bag with large star nozzle.
  5. Melt the 3 oz Butter in a medium saucepan, then add flour and mix into a paste. Continue cooking for a few minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat and stir in two tablespoons of milk, and mix until smooth.
  7. Continue to add small volumes of milk until the paste is fully dispersed.
  8. Stir in the double cream and bring to the boil, stirring in a figure of 8 with a wooden spoon to avoid lumps forming.
  9. Add the shallots, white wine, parsley and lemon juice and simmer for a few minutes.
  10. Season sauce with salt and pepper, then remove from heat.
  11. Add the fish to the sauce, and then pour into a large casserole dish.
  12. Scatter the prawns over the fish mixture.
  13. Using a spoon layer the mashed potatoes over the top, then decorate with a fork to fluff the surface.
  14. Step 13 can be done via piping the mash with a piping bag, which will achieve a much more professional look to the pie.
  15. Sprinkle the pie with grated cheese.
  16. Bake in an oven set to 150 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes until golden brown.
  17. Serve with mixed vegetable on the side.

 

“This pie is fabulous, and definite comfort food for the whole family!”