English Codfish Pie

Oxmoor House
4 servings


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2 pounds peeled baking potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 4 cups)
1 pound skinned cod fillets
Cooking spray
1/2 cup 50%-less-fat sour cream
1/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1 teaspoon butter or stick margarine
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 teaspoons butter or stick margarine
3/4 cup diced carrot
3/4 cup diced celery
1 cup diced leek
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup clam juice
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika


Place potatoes in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and cook 15 minutes or until tender.

Place a large nonstick skillet over medium- high heat. Coat fish with cooking spray, and cook 2 minutes on each side or until done; set aside, and keep warm.

Drain potatoes, and place in a large bowl; add sour cream and next 5 ingredients, and beat at medium speed of a mixer until smooth. Set aside, and keep warm.

Preheat oven to 450°.

Heat 2 teaspoons butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrot, celery, and leek; cook, stirring constantly, 7 minutes. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes. Sprinkle with flour; cook 2 minutes, stirring until well blended. Add clam juice and next 6 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer until thickened, stirring constantly.

Spoon mixture into an 11- x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray; top with fish. Spread potato topping over fish and vegetable mixture; coat potato topping with cooking spray, and sprinkle with paprika.

Bake at 450° for 18 minutes or until potato topping is lightly browned. YIELD: 4 servings.

Created date

March 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 459
Fat 7.7 g
Satfat 4.6 g
Protein 29.7 g
Carbohydrate 61.5 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Iron 3.0 mg
Sodium 985 mg
Caloriesfromfat 15 %
Fiber 5 g
Calcium 179 mg