Crispy Sliced Potato Fish Pie Recipe | Abel & Cole

Crispy Sliced Potato Fish Pie

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Serves2 people

Fancy a game of hide-and-seek for supper? We recommend hiding succulent chunks of sustainably sourced fish in a rich, creamy sauce with dill, spinach and leek, and covering the lot with a crispy top of thinly sliced potato for extra hidden-ness. Then go seek (and eat).

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Ingredients

  • 1 onion
  • 1 leek
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 lemon
  • A handful of dill
  • 500g potatoes
  • 100g baby leaf spinach
  • 340g fish pie mix
  • 227ml single cream
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 40 mins

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Method

1. Heat your oven to 200°C/Fan 180°C/Gas 6. Fill a pan with water and bring to the boil.
2. Peel the onion and finely slice it. Trim the root and top 3cm from the leek. Halve lengthways and rinse under cold water to remove any dirt. Shake dry and thinly slice the leek. Peel the carrot and finely dice it. Peel the garlic clove and crush or finely chop it. Finely grate the lemon zest. Finely chop the dill, discarding any thick stalks.
3. Pour 1 tbsp oil into a large frying pan and bring to medium heat. Slide in the chopped onion, leek, carrot, garlic and lemon zest. Sprinkle in a little salt and pepper and fry for 10 mins, stirring every now and then.
4. Meanwhile, scrub the potatoes clean and carefully slice into thin rounds about ½cm thick. When the water in the pan is boiling, drop in the potato slices. Simmer for 3-4 mins, till slightly softened. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool slightly.
5. When the veg are soft, tip in the spinach and stir till slightly wilted. Remove the pan from the heat and add the fish pie mix, single cream, chopped dill and a little more salt and pepper. Fold to combine evenly.
6. Spoon the fish and veg into an ovenproof dish, or leave in the frying pan if it’s ovenproof. Layer the thin potato slices over the top to fully cover the pie filling. Drizzle 1 tbsp oil over the top, and rub into the potatoes. Slide into the oven and roast for 30 mins, till the filling is bubbling and the potatoes are crisp around the edges.
7. Scoop generous portions of the fish pie onto warm plates, and serve with wedges of the lemon for squeezing over the top.
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Yumm! Comes out well every time I make it.

Momma

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lovely to cook, lovely to eat! Just for a treat, I mashed the potato with the remainder of the cream Can I just add that I would always start the onion & the leek way ahead of the other ingredients, for slow sweetness -- otherwise this is a delicious & foolproof delight! In fact, I've only one complaint -- this recipe is ample for FOUR Hungries........so I will have to finish it up today -- shame, shame (NOT)!!??

Shelley

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This was a really delicious alternative to the traditional fish pie with mashed potato on top. I’m not usually that keen on sliced potato topping but this worked really well and can highly recommend. Agree with the other reviewer, it does feed 4.

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lovely to cook, lovely to eat! Just for a treat, I mashed the potato with the remainder of the cream Can I just add that I would always start the onion & the leek way ahead of the other ingredients, for slow sweetness -- otherwise this is a delicious & foolproof delight! In fact, I've only one complaint -- this recipe is ample for FOUR Hungries........so I will have to finish it up today -- shame, shame (NOT)!!??