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Plaice Mornay

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Fish

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