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Fish Pies With Smoked Salmon Prawns And Dill

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Ingredients
  Milk 1 3⁄4 Pint (1 Liter)
  Butter 2 1⁄2 Ounce (65 Gram)
  Plain flour 2 1⁄2 Ounce (65 Gram)
  Spring onions 1 Bunch (100 gm) (Green And Whites Separated And Both Very Finely Chopped)
  Egg yolks 3 (Save The Whites For The Meringues)
  Dill 3 Tablespoon, chopped
  Smoked salmon trimmings 120 Gram (1 Used The Budget Range)
  Frozen bass/Pollack fillets 800 Gram, thawed, patted dry, cut into chunks
  Cooked peeled prawns 190 Gram, thawed if frozen and patted dry
  Potatoes 2 1⁄4 Kilogram, cut in to chunks
  Butter 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Milk 100 Milliliter
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, add water and bring it to a boil.
2) Add salt and potatoes to water and allow it to boil for another 20 minutes or until the potatoes turn tender.
3) In a large bowl, transfer the boiled potatoes by draining the extra water.
4) Add the green chopped parts of onion along with butter, milk and seasoning to the potatoes.
5) Mash all together to a smooth and lump-free consistency.
6) In another pan, pour milk and stir in butter and flour. Place the saucepan over medium heat and allow the sauce to bubble, by whisking continuously.
7) Add the chopped white portions of onions to this mixture and allow this to bubble for another minute.
8) Remove from heat and set it aside to cool by continuous stirring.
9) Stir in egg yolks, dill and smoked salmon and season to taste.
10) Use 8 x 300ml pie dishes or ramekins to pour the Pollack. Spread the prawns on top and spoon over smoked salmon sauce.
11) Spread the mash on top of the pie.

FINALIZING
12) Cover with a lid and place inside refrigerator to chill for overnight.
13) Set your oven at 190C/fan 170C/gas and put the baking sheet inside.
14) Bake the mixture for 30 minutes or until it turns golden.

SERVING
15) Serve the pie with the broccoli.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Smoking
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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