Creamy Fish Bake

    Creamy Fish Bake


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    About this recipe: A simple, yet incredibly delicious fish dish. Flaked cod is baked in a creamy white sauce and topped with grated Cheddar cheese. Serve with mashed potatoes, if desired.

    Serves: 6 

    • 900g cod fillets
    • 50g margarine
    • 6 tablespoons plain flour
    • 475ml milk
    • salt and ground black pepper to taste
    • 200g grated Cheddar cheese

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease an 20x30cm baking dish. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add cod and cook for 4 to 6 minutes; drain.
    2. Melt margarine in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat and mix in the flour and milk. Return to hob over medium heat and stir until thickened. Season with salt and pepper.
    3. Flake fish into baking dish, alternating layers with sauce. Sprinkle top with cheese.
    4. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is browned.

    Alternatives to cod:

    Try this recipe with inexpensive fresh coley or pouting. They both belong to the cod family but are much cheaper and available in larger supermarkets or fishmongers.

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