Chowder-style fish and sweet potato pie

A humble fish pie served with minted peas.
 
fish pie

Recipe from: 23 April 2012
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 4
    cup
    sweet potatoes- peeled and diced
  • 2
    Tbs
    olive oil
  • 1
    small onion- chopped
  • 2
    cup
    chopped leeks
  • 1
    tsp
    dried thyme and 2-3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1
    clove garlic- chopped
  • 1/2
    cup
    stock (chicken, fish or vegetable)
  • 1
    Tbs
    lemon juice
  • 4
    hake fillets
  • 1/2
    can
    whole kernel sweetcorn- drained
  • salt and Pepper to taste
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Cook the sweet potatoes in a large pot of salted boiling water.

In a large pan, heat the olive oil and fry the onion for 2-3 minutes until translucent. Add the leeks, thyme and garlic and fry for a further 3-4 minutes.

Add the stock, lemon juice and fish and simmer for about 8 minutes. Remove from the heat, ‘flake’ the fish with a fork, pour the mixture into an ovenproof dish, stir through the sweetcorn, and check for seasoning.

Mash  potatoes, adding a little butter and cheese if you like, and spoon over the fish mixture. Just before you are ready to eat, place the fish pie into the oven and grill for 3-5 minutes until the potato topping is golden brown.

Serve with minted peas:
Stir 1Tbs chopped fresh mint through 1 Cup cooked and drained peas, add a drizzle of lemon juice and a dollop of mascarpone or creme fraiche.

Reprinted with permission of Sarah Graham. To see more recipes, click here.



 

Read more on: fish/seafood  |  recipe  |  bake  |  pies
 

NEXT ON FOOD24X

Mixed bean salad

2014-10-22 13:26
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Tip of the day

 
Smelly microwave?
Remove cooking smells from your microwave oven by simply slicing a cucumber, spreading it out on a plate and cooking it in the oven at 100% for five minutes.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 
/Wine

Instagram: @Food24_sa

 
 
 

Restaurants

 
Nourish Cafe

Nourish is a soul-food cafe, with excellent coffee & special teas.

  • Modo Mio
    Sporadic service. Really fast then when needed really slow. Average food. Strange ...
  • Adega Northcliff
    A superb restaurant with excellent food and great service! Fresh ingredients used and...
  • Sai Thai
    Best Thai Food in Johannesburg!!
  • Mike's Kitchen N1 City (Western Cape)
    GOOD BUFFET MEAL LUNCH HAD A REAL GOOD LUNCH THANK U
  • Tres Jolie
    Went there for lunch on sunday with the family and kids, Great service and great food...
  • Sawadee Thai Cuisine
    Food is always delicious. My favourite thai restaurant in Cape Town.
  • Woodies at the V&A Market
    We were looking forward to eating Woodie's burgers after all the recommendations and ...
  • Bakesh Food and Wine Durbanville
    Amazing food, great ambiance and personal attention to detail by owners. Will be ba...
  • Pomo'Doro Cape Town
    My family regularly come to your restaurant and generally we are very happy with the ...
  • The Black Bamboo
    By far the BEST restaurant in Pretoria. Non pretentious, excellent choice of mouth wa...
 

Find a restaurant

 
 
 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Property - Find a new home

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown.Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Top 20 health books for 2014

Start eating and living a healthy lifestyle using guidelines and tips from these top health cookbooks. Shop now!

Food steamers

Eat healthy with our range of food steamers. Shop now!

Jamie Oliver homeware

Knife sets, blenders, steamers, frying pans and so much more. Shop now!

Save R120 on the Mellerware cordless kettle

Get the Milan stainless steel cordless kettle, for only R249. Offer valid while stocks last. Buy now!

Up to 20% off Russell Hobbs coffee machines

Listen up coffeeholics, save up to 20% on Russell Hobbs coffee machines at kalahari.com. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.