Granny Alice’s Fish Pie Recipe

Granny Alice’s Fish Pie Recipe

Our winter-warmer fish pie recipe serves 4 people and is one to wow your guests this winter. See below the full fish pie recipe from our Head Chef Liam:


  • 125g butter
  • 1 leek finely chopped
  • Flour
  • 4 boiled eggs
  • 500g white diced fish
  • 200g salmon diced
  • 100g smoked salmon
  • Pint of milk
  • 30g parsley
  • 2 kilos potatoes


  • Pre-heat your oven to 180C
  • Melt the butter in a pan, add the leek and sweat off the liquid
  • Add flour to the mix bit by bit until the flour is binded to the butter
  • Then, add the milk little by little and stir to create a liquid
  • Hand whisk the liquid until the flour has been cooked out
  • Add the diced fish and then take off the heat
  • When the mixture has cooled down, add the parsley and cooked boiled eggs
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste
  • Fill your pie dishes half way
  • Peel and dice the potatoes before putting them in a pot of boiling water
  • Boil the potatoes in a pan until soft
  • Using a masher, mash the potatoes until they produce a smooth consistency
  • Pipe the mash potato on top of the pie filling
  • Add grated cheese on top
  • Bake in the oven for 45 minutes or until the mash turns golden brown

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