This smoked haddock recipe is so easy to prepare. just 5 ingredients and seasoning makes it a simple meal - a great evening meal for the family or an impressive meal for a dinner party.
The recipe is written to serve one person - treat yourself or multiply it up for more people.
It is so easy to prepare - the ingredients are 'rough' - cover the fish with milk - one portion takes about 5 tablespoons - add a bit more if you're using more fillets - a handful of mushrooms will serve one or two people in a sauce - use a few more if you're catering for three or four people.
Serve with mashed potato and vegetables to mop up the sauce.
Smoked Haddock with Mushroom Sauce
1 fillet smoked haddock
fresh ground black pepper to taste
75 ml (5 tbspns) milk - just enough to cover the fish
tspn of butter
handful mushrooms - sliced thinly
1 tbspn creme fraiche per portion
snipped chives to taste
Put the fish into a frying pan - add a few twists of black pepper.
Cover with milk and bring to the boil.
Simmer for around 6 minutes. The fish should be opaque and firm to the touch - remove the fish and keep warm.
Add the butter to the milk and melt.
Add the sliced mushrooms and simmer for about 2 minutes.
Add the creme fraiche and simmer the sauce for around 2 minutes to reduce and thicken. Drop the snipped chives in for the last minute.
Put the fish back into the sauce and heat for a minute or so.
Remove to a plate.
Serve with mashed (creamed) potato and plain boiled vegetables - carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, beans, cabbage - any vegetables are great with smoked haddock - the sauce will add flavour.
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By Liz Alderson, Mar 25, 2017
Smoked Haddock with mushroom sauce is a great midweek meal. Fish is very quick to cook and it means you won't have to spend hours in the kitchen to get a meal on the table. The quantities here are for one person but it's very easy to multiply for more.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Yield: 1 or more
Main Ingredient: smoked haddock, mushrooms, butter, creme fraiche