July 27, 2016

FISH IN SPINACH SAUCE

Ingredients:
Large plaice - 2 (filleted)
Fresh or frozen prawns - 100 gms
Butter - 25 gms
Salt and pepper to taste
instant potato - 1 packet
Fresh or frozen spinach - 225 gms
Flour - 25 gms
Milk -115 ml
Cream - 2 tbsp

Method:

  •  Roll the fillet skin side inwards, and place on end close together in an ovenproof dish.
  • Fill centers with peeled prawns, reserving a few for deccoration.
  • Melt the butter, and pour half of it over them.
  • Sprinkle well with salt and pepper.
  • Cover with foil and bake in a moderately hot oven for 10 minutes. Place on a warm serving dish.
  • Meanwhile, make up the masshed potato and keep hot.
  • Cook the spinach in as little water as possible; when tender, press through sieve.
  • Blend the flour with the rest of the butter, stir in the milk, then the spinach puree.Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook, stirring for 3 minutes, then withdraw from heat and add cream. Taste and correct seasoning.
  • Pour over the plaice rolls.
  • Top each with  a prawn and pipe or fork mashed potato round the sides of the serving dish.
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