Old Fashioned Fish Pie

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Stick cloves into onion halves and place in a saucepan with milk, bay leaf and fish.
  • Bring to the boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for about 8 minutes.
  • Remove fish with fish slice and cool slightly.
  • Strain cooking liquid into a jug, discard solids.
  • Flake fish into large chunks, discarding any bones, then season.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat.
  • Add flour and cook, stirring for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add reserved liquid and cook, stirring until mixture starts to thicken.
  • Add cream and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add nutmeg and herbs, then season.
  • Pour over fish, then cool.
  • Preheat oven to 180oC.
  • Pour mixture in four 500ml pie dishes.
  • Cut 1cm-wide strips from the edge of pastry sheets.
  • Press around rims of dishes and brush with a little water.
  • Cut off any excess pastry.
  • Cut 2 small slashes in tops for steam.
  • Brush pastry with egg and bake for 25 mintues or until pastry is risen and golden.
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