Fish and mushroom turnovers

Recipe from: 6/1/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 10
Servings 6


  • 4
    hake steaks, filleted and skinned
  • salt and pepper
  • 125
    vegetable stock
  • 30
  • 250
    thinly sliced fresh button mushrooms
  • 1
    lemon (juice only)
  • 45
    fresh breadcrumbs
  • 450
    frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1
    egg, beaten, for glazing
  • poppy seeds for sprinkling


1. Preheat oven to 200 ºC. Grease a baking tray. 2. Season the hake steaks with salt and pepper and poach gently in vegetable stock. Drain fish and leave to cool. 3. Melt butter and sauté mushrooms. Add lemon juice, leave mushrooms to cool and stir in breadcrumbs. 4. Roll out pastry and cut it into 6 circles. Brush the edges with egg. Flake fish roughly and place in the centre of each circle. Top with a little mushroom mixture, then pull the pastry up over the fish and pinch together to seal. 5. Place turnovers on greased baking sheet, glaze with remaining beaten egg, sprinkle with poppy seeds and bake for 25 minutes until they are puffed and golden brown. 6. Serve with salad.

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