Photo of Fennel and leek fish pie by WW

Fennel and leek fish pie

10
7
7
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Pile up your plate with this perfect pastry pie. Fishy chunks with leek and fennel flavours combine to make a delicious wintry delight.

Ingredients

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Olive oil

1 tbs

Leek(s)

2 whole, cut into 2cm slices

Fennel bulb(s)

2 small, thinly sliced

Plain flour

2 tbs

Fish stock

1¼ cup(s), (310ml)

Preserved lemon

1 tbs, finely chopped

White fish

400 g, firm variety, cut into 3cm pieces

Reduced-fat puff pastry

1 individual, (1x170g sheet) just thawed

Egg(s)

1 medium, lightly beaten

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 210°C or 190˚C fan-forced. Lightly spray an 18cm round (base measurement) 1 litre (4-cup) capacity pie dish with oil.
  2. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook leek and fennel, stirring, for 3 minutes or until starting to soften. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes or until softened.
  3. Add flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in stock and lemon and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2–3 minutes or until sauce slightly thickens. Stir in fish. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Spoon fish mixture into prepared dish. Cover with pastry, pressing around edge with a fork to seal. Trim excess pastry and use to decorate pie top. Brush pastry with egg. Bake for 20–25 minutes or until pastry is golden. Cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed cauliflower and broccoli florets.TIP: You can use any firm white fish fillets for this recipe, such as ling, blue-eye trevalla, snapper or flathead.