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Family fish pie

 53 ratings

Prep Time:10 mins

Cooking Time:30 mins

Serves:4 Adults


Family fish pie

Experts recommend that we eat two portions of fish a week and this fish pie is a great way to get fish into your diet.

About this recipe

Recipe adapted from 101+ square meals


  • 675g / 1½lb of filleted cod
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • Juice of ½ a lemon
  • 150ml / ¼ pint of water
  • 275ml / ½ pint of semi-skimmed milk
  • 25g / 1 oz. of margarine
  • 1 dessertspoon of plain flour
  • 8 medium potatoes, cooked and mashed
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Remove the skin from the fish and cuts each fillet into 4
  2. Place in a saucepan with onion and lemon juice
  3. Add the water and milk
  4. Cover and cook gently for 10 minutes
  5. Drain the fish, saving the stock
  6. Melt the margarine in a different saucepan. Add the flour and cook for 2 minutes until it forms a soft ball
  7. Remove from heat and add the fish stock gradually, stirring continuously
  8. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and cook for another 2 minutes
  9. Grease a pie dish and add a little sauce
  10. Place fish in the dish and cover with remaining sauce
  11. Spoon the mashed potatoes around the edge
  12. Brown under the grill or in the oven

What you will need

  • Casserole dish
  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Measuring jug(for liquids)
  • Saucepan
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

Serve with carrots and green beans

"Cod is an excellent source of protein and healthy fats!"

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