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Plaice Mornay

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  Plaice fillets/Other selected fish 4
  Butter 1 Ounce
  Flour 1 Ounce
  Milk/Milk and fish stock mixed 1⁄2 Pint
  Grated cheese 3 Ounce
  Mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Arrange fish with a little of the milk, in a buttered dish, and bake for about 15 minutes in a moderate oven.
Alternatively, steam the fish between two plates over a saucepan for about 10 minutes and then transfer to warm serving dish.
Make the sauce by melting the butter and stirring in the flour.
Gradually add the milk, and stir until thick.
Add the mustard, nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste.
Now add the cheese, and stir until blended.
Coat the fish with the sauce.
Brown under the grill for a minute or two, and serve.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1403 Calories from Fat 591

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g102.9%

Saturated Fat 35.9 g179.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 159.8 mg53.3%

Sodium 2730.5 mg113.8%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.7%

Sugars 14.4 g

Protein 162 g323.1%

Vitamin A 26.7% Vitamin C 0.25%

Calcium 124.3% Iron 13.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Plaice Mornay Recipe