Fish Pie With Sweet Potato Topping

Recipe by jenny butt
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 1 pie




  • Preheat oven to 180°/gas 4.
  • Melt butter in large pan.
  • Add onion; sauté.
  • Stir in flour & cook for about 30 secs before gradually adding milk.
  • Bring to a simmer & cook for a couple of minutes until you have a smooth thick sauce.
  • Stir in the white fish, prawns,smoked salmon. scallops, dill/parsley lemon zest & juice.
  • Add salt & pepper at this stage if needed.
  • Once the sauce is bubbling & the cod is starting to flake a little, remove from the heat.
  • Spoon into a large 1.5 - 1.8 ltr pie dish OR 4 individual dishes.
  • Leave to cool whilst preparing the topping.
  • Coarsely grate the sweet potato.
  • Place in a clean tea towel & squeeze out the excess water.
  • Melt the butter in a pan & add the potato.
  • Stir over a medium heat for a couple of minutes until the potato is coated in Butter & starting to soften.
  • Scatter the potato over the top of the pie, leaving a rough topping rather than pressing it down.
  • Sprinkle over the grated cheese.
  • Place on a baking tray and bake for 30 mins until the top is golden and the filling is starting to bubble over the edges.
  • Serve with garlic bread & salad of choice.