Smoked haddock gratin

Smoked haddock gratin

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 1 hr, 35 mins

Easy

Serves 6
Smoked fish, bacon, potatoes and crème fraîche are flavoured with onion and thyme and layered up in this comforting one-pot dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal346
  • fat13g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs35g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre4g
  • protein20g
  • salt1.9g
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Ingredients

  • small knob of butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 4 rashers smoked streaky bacon
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • ½ small pack thyme, leaves only

    Thyme

    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…

  • 1kg baking potatoes, washed and sliced
  • 350g skinless smoked haddock, cut into large chunks
  • 300ml half-fat crème fraîche
  • crisp green salad, to serve

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Heat the butter in a shallow flameproof casserole dish and sizzle the bacon until it changes colour. Add the onion and thyme and fry with the bacon for 5 mins until the onion is starting to soften. Lower the heat, add the potatoes to the onion and cover the pan. Steam-fry the potatoes for 25-35 mins until they soften, stirring occasionally to stop them sticking to the bottom of the pan.

  2. When the potatoes are ready, stir through the haddock, crème fraîche and a good grinding of black pepper, and mix until everything is combined. Flatten down with a fish slice and bake in the oven for 40 mins until golden. Serve with a green salad.

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Erland41
22nd May, 2016
Needs a garnish on top otherwise it looks unappetising. Torn and wilted spinach ?
cook ordinaire
14th Jan, 2015
0.05
I cooked this last night. I have checked the recipe several times to see if I did something wrong!! Thank goodness I halved the ingredients. After really looking forward to it I found that the dish was cloying and really bland in spite of adding a little more bacon and seasoning.
Frantic Flapjack
22nd Dec, 2014
3.8
This cooked extremely well and made a lovely supper but because it has smoked haddock and smoked bacon, it is quite salty so don't be tempted to add extra salt. I used dried thyme which was fine. Served with carrots, peas and broccoli.
MandTW
22nd Nov, 2014
5.05
Loved this, will be making it again and again. I will use more thyme and bacon next time though. Delicious!
sashaknits
9th Nov, 2014
5.05
Delicious, hearty and warming. Really easy for the weekend when you want something you can cook slowly in the late afternoon/early evening. Couldn't get fresh Thyme so used dried, tasted just fine.
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