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Easy Fish Pie Recipe with Dulse

Easy Fish Pie Recipe with Dulse

An easy fish pie recipe is a winner in many households - nutritious (especially when it features Dulse). This one plate meal is the ultimate comfort food- the dulse provides a lovely flavour and boost of nutrients!

Serves 6

Prep time 30 minutes, cooking time 20 minutes


  • 750g assorted fish (gurnard, cod, salmon, prawns & scallops)
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 30g  butter
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 3 green onions thinly sliced
  • Sea Salt & freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp Dulse flakes or chopped dulse leaves
  • Mashed potatoes, seasoned with kelp salt, pepper & butter or cream.
  • Garnish (optional): 50g Panko crumbs mixed with 30g melted butter


    1. Warm oven to 180 C.
    2. Poach the fish lightly in milk with the bay leaves & salt/pepper.
    3. With a slotted spoon, place the fish in an ovenproof dish. Set aside.
    Make a Bechamel sauce:
    1. Melt butter in a saucepan, and add green onions.
    2. Cook over medium heat until foaming.
    3. Add flour. Cook stirring for 1-2 minutes until bubbling. Remove from heat.
    4. Slowly add the strained poaching milk, whisking constantly, until smooth.
    5. Return to heat and cook, stirring until the sauce comes to a boil, thickens and coats the back of a spoon.
    6. Add Dulse and gently combine with the fish mixture.
    7. Cover with mashed potatoes, dot with butter (or with the panko crumbs mix) and bake for about 30 minutes until browned.
    8. Serve with blanched vegetables or a side salad.

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