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Fish Pie With Cheesy Crust

Fish Pie With Cheesy Crust

A comforting fish pie ideal for light suppers.

1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
olive oil
110ml/4fl oz fish stock
110ml/4fl oz fresh cream
salt and freshly ground black pepper
300g/10½oz ready-to-roll puff pastry
700g/1½lb fish, cut into chunks (salmon, cod, haddock or mixture)
110g/4oz mushrooms, sliced
3 tbsp chives, chopped
4 slices Emmenthaler cheese
2 tbsp grain mustard
1 egg, beaten

Preparation method
Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

Sauté the onion in a little olive oil. After a few minutes add the fish stock and cream and bring to the boil. Season and leave to one side.

Roll out the pastry to twice the size of the ovenproof dish.

Place the fish, mushrooms and chives in the dish. Season and cover with the sauce.

Spread half of the pastry with the mustard and cheese. Fold the other half over the top, sandwiching the mustard and cheese in the middle.

Top the pie with the pastry, crimp the edges and then egg wash.

Bake for 25-30 minutes.

Less than 30 mins preparation time
30 mins to 1 hour cooking time
Serves 4-6

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