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Creamy Smoked Haddock with Leeks on Toast

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Creamy Smoked Haddock with Leeks on Toast

Added by: on May 8th, 2016
I am now seven months pregnant and starting to really feel it so my motivation for cooking is spiralling downwards. At the moment I just want something easy and quick and I am thinking it is only going to get worse when the baby arrives....thank goodness for the BBQ and salad! Anyway I am trying .. more >
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Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
20 min
Ready In:
30 min

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Original Recipe Yield: 2 servings
 

Ingredients:

  • 230g smoked haddock (I just used normal haddock)
  • whole 100ml milk (I used skimmed as that was all I had in the fridge)
  • 25g unsalted butter
  • 1 leek, trimmed and finely sliced
  • 1/2 tbsp plain flour
  • 3 tbsp creme fraiche
  • 2 slices - 3 of crusty bread
  • 40g mature cheddar, grated (I didn't measure this out and just out on what I felt it needed)
  • 2 tbsp roughly chopped flat leaf parsley (I used dill)
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Smoked Haddock with Leeks on Toast

Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 519

  • Total Fat: 26.9 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 16.1 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 164.6 mg
  • Sodium: 1233.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.9 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  •     Sugars: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 41.5 g
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Directions:

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Put the haddock and milk in a shallow pan and bring just to the boil, cover and cook for 5 minutes and then take off the heat. Leave the fish for a few more minutes to cook and then remove to a plate, reserving the milk.

2

Meanwhile heat the butter in a large pan and gently saute the leeks for 4-5 minutes. Then add the flour for 1 minute, followed by the milk, stirring until thickened. Start preheating the grill to high.

3

Stir through the creme fraiche and heat for another minute and then flake in the fish and season.

4

Grill the bread lightly on both sides under the preheated grill. Spoon the haddock mixture on top and then scatter generously with cheese. Pop under the grill for a few minutes until golden (not burnt!), sprinkle with parsley and serve with a green salad if liked.

5

When I picked Arabella up from ballet she announced she was starving but when I told her what we were eating, she changed her mind! However after a couple of mouthfuls she decided this was delicious and ended up eating half of mine too. I felt it lacked a little something (maybe because I didn't use smoked haddock) and so added some capers which did the trick - in all honesty it was similar to a tuna melt. I would say it is a very child (and adult) friendly way to serve up fish!

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