• STEP 1

    Mix together the mustard, horseradish and crème fraîche in a small bowl. Tip the celeriac and celery into a large bowl, add half the crème fraîche mixture, and season well. Chill in the fridge until needed.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the grill to high and grill the bacon until crisp, turning once during cooking.

  • STEP 3

    Put the haddock on a plate, add the flour and season with black pepper. Toss so that the fish pieces are well coated. Heat the oil in a large, non-stick frying pan and cook the fish for around 4 mins on one side. Turn over and cook for about 2 mins more or until lightly golden on the outside and just cooked in the middle. You may want to cook this in 2 batches so that you don’t overcrowd the pan. Transfer the fish to a plate to rest.

  • STEP 4

    Meanwhile, mix the lemon juice into the celeriac mixture and pile it onto plates, with a rasher of bacon and a piece of haddock. Scatter over the dill, and serve immediately with the lemon wedges and the remaining crème fraîche dressing on the side.


The celeriac salad can be made a couple of hours ahead, then all you need to do is fry the fish and grill the bacon when your guests arrive.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2015

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