Smoked haddock & colcannon

Smoked haddock & colcannon

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(6 ratings)

Ready in 10 minutes

Easy

Serves 2
Colcannon, the traditional Irish potato dish, is a great accompaniment to creamy smoked haddock

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

  • kcal422
  • fat18g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre4g
  • protein40g
  • salt4.08g
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Ingredients

  • 2 smoked haddock fillets, preferably undyed about 140g/5oz each
  • good splash milk

    Milk

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  • 2 egg
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

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  • 450g pack ready-made colcannon or other flavoured ready-made mashed potato
    Potato

    Potato

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  • handful chives, snipped

Method

  1. Lay the haddock fillets in a shallow microwaveable dish and pour the milk over to half cover. Cover with cling film and microwave on High for 4-5 mins until the haddock flesh flakes easily. Meanwhile, get a pan of water on for the eggs.

  2. Crack the eggs into the simmering water and poach for around 1-2 mins until the white is set, but the yolks are still soft. Remove the fish. Heat colcannon in the microwave according to pack instructions.

  3. Mix half the chives into the colcannon, then spoon it between two plates. Top with the haddock and eggs and scatter with the remaining chives.

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petethemeat
20th Apr, 2016
Beautiful recipe but, I made my own colcannon!!
dodddy
20th Mar, 2016
microwave the fish and then use a packet of ready made colcannon !!!! this isn't a recipe, its culinary blasphemy !!
lizleicester
7th Jan, 2016
3.8
Delicious smoked haddock but I couldn't bring myself to purchase pre-made colcannon....
Dormouse7
18th Aug, 2015
Wished they had made this with real colcannon and not used a microwave . A non-starter for me.
reevey
6th Mar, 2014
I made my own colcannon too, far nicer than packet stuff any day. Good combination and full of flavor as I poached my haddock rather than microwaving it, aren't they just for heating cartons of soup ???
lahelapixie
26th Feb, 2014
Ha ha! Especially since there is a recipe for colcannon on here anyway: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2649/colcannon
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kathryndonna
15th Aug, 2013
3.05
I agree with daviesvl. This is a lovely meal, even better if you go to the very little effort of peeling, boiling and mashing a few potatoes yourself!
daviesvl
6th Apr, 2013
what's the point in a cooking website telling you to buy ready made anything?!?!
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lemon_farmer
24th Nov, 2011
Don't own a microwave :(
tammyp5
6th Oct, 2009
4.05
I really enjoyed this! A quick and easy mid-weak meal. Bought ready-made colcannon from Waitrose, delish.
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