Cheesy Fish Pie
with mashed potato topping and garlicky peas
Fish pie is a hearty and comforting dish that warms the heart and soul. This particular pie features haddock smothered in a creamy sauce with a cheesy mash topping. Gorgeous green peas accompany, rounding out a beautifully balanced dish.
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- Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.
- Boil a large pot of salted water for the potatoes.
- Chop the potatoes into 2cm chunks (peeling optional).
- Add the potatoes to the boiling water and cook until fork tender, 12-18 mins.
- Once cooked, drain in a colander and return to the pot, off the heat. Add a knob of butter and a splash of milk or water. Mash until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
- Meanwhile, peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
- Halve, peel and thinly slice the onion.
- Place a large pan over medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil and 1 tbsp butter (double for 4p).
- When hot, fry the onion until softened, stirring occasionally, 4-5 mins.
- Meanwhile, remove the skin from the fish and chop into 2cm chunks. IMPORTANT: Wash hands and equipment after handling raw fish.
- Add 2 tbsp flour (double for 4p) to the pan. Cook until a paste forms, 1-2 mins.
- Stir in 150ml water (double for 4p) and stock powder. Bring to the boil. Simmer, stirring, until thickened, 1-2 mins.
- Once thickened, stir through the creme fraiche along with the fish.
- Simmer until the fish is cooked, 3-4 mins. IMPORTANT: Fish is cooked when opaque in the middle.
- Pour the contents of your pan into an appropriately-sized oven dish.
- Spread an even layer of mash over the creamy filling.
- Sprinkle the cheese over the top.
- Bake on the top shelf of your oven until golden, 12-15 mins.
- Meanwhile, place a small pot over medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil.
- Pop in the garlic and peas.
- Cook until warmed through, 3-5 mins.
- Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- When everything is ready, divide the cheesy fish pie between plates.
- Serve with the garlicky green peas alongside.