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Roe En Casserole

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Ingredients
  Roe 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Dry sauterne 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Whole cloves 2
  Peppercorns 3
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Grated onion 1 Teaspoon
  Parsley sprigs 5 , minced (Use Few)
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Soft bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs), toasted
  Paprika To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.

MAKING
3) In a saucepan, add the roe, sauterne, bay-leaf, peppercorns and cloves together.
4) Bring the mixture to a boil, then simmer, covered for 15 minutes.
5) Drain the roe and break into pieces with a fork.
6) In 1 1/2-quart casserole, place the roe pieces in a layer.
7) In a pan, melt 2 tablespoons butter and blend in the flour.
8) Gradually stir in the milk, stir continuously and cook, until thickened.
9) Season with the salt and pepper to taste, mix thoroughly.
10) Sprinkle the roe lightly with the salt and pepper, onion, parsley, lemon juice, and bread crumbs.
11) Pour over some white sauce over crumbs, repeat the layers, until all the ingredients are used, finish with the bread crumbs.
12) Dot with rest of the butter and sprinkle with the paprika.
13) Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until browned.

SERVING
14) Serve the Roe en Casserole straight out of the oven

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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