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Creamed Finnan Haddie

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Ingredients
  Finnan haddie/Smoked cod fillet 1 Pound, cut into large pieces
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon (1/4 Stick)
  All purpose flour 2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Heavy cream/Whipping / half and half 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Hard cooked eggs 2
  Parsley sprigs 3 (For Garnish)
  Toast points 6
Directions

1. If using smoked cod, in large, shallow baking dish, place fillets and cover with cold water. Soak 1 hour, then drain.
2. In 12-inch skillet over medium heat, into hot butter or margarine, stir flour until blended. Gradually stir in milk and cream, and cook, stirring, until mixture thickens slightly and boils; add fish. Cover; simmer 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
3. Reserve 1 hard-cooked egg yolk for garnish; chop whites and other egg yolk. Into sauce, with fork, coarsely flake fish; stir in chopped eggs and pour into warm dish. Through coarse sieve, press reserved egg yolk over top. Garnish with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Everyday

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