Topped with a mashed potato crust, Smoked Cod Pie and a great delight and one your family will enjoy. It is both flavorful and economical, which is an Irish blessing.

Smoked Cod Pie (Irish)
 
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Recipe type: Seafood
Cuisine: Irish
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 pound smoked cod
  • 1/2 pound onions
  • 1/2 pound shelled peas
  • 10 fluid ounces milk *
  • 1 ounce flour
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 ounce butter
  • 2 pounds Mashed potato
Instructions
  1. * (or substitute 5 oz milk and 5 oz cream).
  2. Chop onions roughly and fry in butter until tender. Remove from heat an stir in flour and mustard. Add milk.
  3. Return to heat and stir until thickened. Add cod, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, and peas.
  4. Turn into ovenproof dish and cover with mashed potatoes.
  5. Bake in a moderate oven at 400F/200C, for 35-45 minutes, or until golden brown.
Notes
Though not traditional, the addition of 2-3 oz of cheddar cheese to the sauce makes this an extremely tasty dish.

Another great option, pictured here, is to use a sheet of defrosted, still cold, puff pastry in place of the mashed potatoes.

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