Monday, May 30, 2016

Scrumptious fish pie

I made this fish pie a few weeks ago. It was so unbelievably delicious. It was so moorish I had to lick the yumminess from the plate. So tasty.

The recipe was in a library book I borrowed, and I can't for the life of me remember what the book was called. So this recipe is from my memory banks as I couldn't find the book again!

700 grams fish (this could be a mixture of any seafood. I used Basa and Ling from the deli at Woolworths)
700 mls milk
1/4 cup flour
75 grams butter
1 teaspoon grainy mustard
1 cup frozen mixed veggies or peas
1 tablespoon chopped chives
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed
1 egg, beaten well

Pour milk into a large saucepan and heat on a medium heat. Add the fish and poach for five minutes. Do not boil.

Strain the fish, retaining the milk. Break the fish into chunks and set the fish and milk aside.

Heat the butter on a medium heat, add flour and stir for a minute. Stir in the milk gradually. Add the mustard and cook, stirring until it thickens. About five minutes.

Add veggies, herbs and fish. Stir to combine and heat through. Season with salt and pepper.

Place in a pie dish.

Cover the fish mixture with puff pastry. Brush the pastry with beaten egg.

Cook in a 180 degree oven for 25 minutes, until the pastry is golden brown.



  1. That does look great - none of my kids would eat it though :(

  2. I love seafood! Ill have toads this recipe to my dinner repertoire!

  3. Mmm! Seafood and puff pastry. Two of my favourite things. Looks fab.

  4. That looks as scrumptious as it sounded from the recipe. Yummy and in this kind of cold weather even more so.

  5. I love fish pie! Yours looks delicious Alicia!♥

  6. Yummy! Sounds great! Thank you for hosting xx

  7. It looks good but I'm still not sure whether I could do it. I should try one day though.

  8. I'm not a huge fan of fish, but I do like the idea of fish pie, yum. Anything with pastry is always a winner in my book :)

  9. See now the sound of a fish pie doesn't appeal to me, but you're raving about it so it makes me want to try. I think anything hot and hearty goes down alright at this time of year and it's always good to discover something new isn't it? xx

  10. YUM! I love Basa but would have never made it as a pie! Great recipe, Alicia! Thanks for sharing :) x


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