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A hearty brunchtime meal with smoked haddock, boiled eggs, rice and curry flavours

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal506
fat14g
saturates3g
carbs71g
sugars3g
fibre2g
protein28g
salt1.71g
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Ingredients

  • 300g undyed smoked haddock fillet, skin on
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 300ml milk
  • 4 eggs
  • handful chopped parsley
  • handful chopped coriander

For the rice

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 300g easy-cook long grain rice, rinsed under running water

Method

  • STEP 1

    For the rice, heat 2 tbsp vegetable oil in a large, lidded pan, add 1 finely chopped large onion, then gently fry for 5 mins until softened but not coloured.

  • STEP 2

    Add 1 tsp ground coriander, 1 tsp ground turmeric and 2 tsp curry powder, season with salt, then continue to fry until the mix starts to go brown and fragrant; about 3 mins.

  • STEP 3

    Add 300g rinsed easy-cook long grain rice and stir in well. Add 600ml water, stir, then bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer, then cover for 10 mins.

  • STEP 4

    Take off the heat and leave to stand, covered, for 10-15 mins more. The rice will be perfectly cooked if you do not lift the lid before the end of the cooking.

  • STEP 5

    Meanwhile, put 300g skin-on undyed smoked haddock fillet and 2 bay leaves in a frying pan, cover with 300ml milk, then poach for 10 mins until the flesh flakes. Remove from the milk, peel away the skin, then flake the flesh into thumb-sized pieces.

  • STEP 6

    Place 4 eggs in a pan, cover with water, bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer. Leave for 4½-5 mins, plunge into cold water, then peel and cut the eggs into quarters.

  • STEP 7

    Gently mix the fish, eggs, a handful each of chopped parsley and coriander, and rice together in the pan. Serve hot, sprinkled with a few extra herbs.

RECIPE TIPS
BERRY NICE BREAKFAST SMOOTHIES
Blitz 1 tbsp clear honey, 1 tbsp rolled oats, 1 banana, 2 handfuls frozen mixed berries, 100ml Greek yogurt, 100ml apple juice and 100ml milk until smooth.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2009

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