- Recipes - Fish
1 Finnan Haddock
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons cheese
Salt and pepper
Clean fish and
simmer in salted water for 7 minutes. Skin and flake the flesh.
Place tomatoes in boiling water until skin loosens and then peel.
Place with fish in ovenproof dish. Mix the flour with a little milk,
then add in the rest of the milk. Bring to the boil, stirring to
keep mixture smooth, for 3 minutes. Grate cheese, beat eggs, and
add to sauce.
Heat until sauce thickens, taking care not to boil. Pour over fish
and tomatoes. Serves 2.
4 250g trout
4 tablespoons dry vermouth
2 tablespoons olive oil
Freshly ground black pepper
4 sprigs of dill, fennel, chives or parsley
Clean the trout, remove the scales and fins and wipe clean with
kitchen paper. Season the inside of the trout with salt and pepper
and insert the herbs. Cut four pieces of kitchen foil into oval
shapes which are long enough to entirely wrap the fish with an extra
7cm. Brush the foil with olive oil and place each trout in the centre.
Brush the outside of the fish with olive oil, season with salt and
pepper and pour a tablespoon of vermouth over each fish.
foil up to make a boat shape for the fish and fold over the top
to totally wrap the fish, making sure it is pinched together.
Bake in a pre-heated
oven at 230C. The time will vary, depending on how big the fish
are. Check by opening up foil and examining the flesh at the thickest
part. There should be no opaqueness or pinkness.
the fish in the foil boats with fresh vegetables. Serves 4.
Ham and Haddie
375g smoked haddock
125g chopped bacon
250g sliced tomatoes
60g grated Scottish cheddar cheese
Small quantity butter for frying
1 small onion, chopped
2-3 tablespoons water
Heat the oven
to 190C or Gas Mark 5. Grease a medium size ovenproof dish. Melt
the butter in a pan and fry the onion until it is soft. Add the
chopped bacon and cook for another 2 - 3 minutes. Arrange half of
the tomato slices in the dish and cover with the onion and bacon
mixture. Put the haddock on top of this and cover with the remaining
the water and sprinkle with the breadcrumbs and cheese. Cover with
a lid or kitchen foil and cook for 20 minutes at 190C or Gas Mark
At the end of cooking uncover the pie and brown for ten minutes
more. Serves 4.
or Salmon Hash
salmon, preferably from the tail end
2 chopped shallots
Salt and pepper
Pinch of ground mace
150 ml water
150ml dry white wine
250g chopped mushrooms
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
Put the fish
in a pan, just covered with water and bring to the boil. Simmer
gently for five minutes. Remove fish from the pan (keep the stock),
remove skin and bone and cut the fish into 2 inch squares. Season
with salt, pepper and mace. Place in a clean dish with a quarter
pint of the fish stock plus the wine and finely chopped shallot
or chives. Cover the dish and simmer gently for about 20 minutes.
Heat up the
butter and soften the mushrooms in it, drain and add to the salmon
and heat together for another five minutes. Serve with chopped parsley.