• a large knob of butter
  • 1 medium leek roughly chopped
  • 1 heaped teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 small can sweetcorn drained
  • 2 new potatoes each cut into 8 pieces
  • 150g Smoked Haddock skinned and boned
  • enough milk to cover the fish
  • 3 bay leaves
  • a few black peppercorns
  • a heaped teaspoon dried parsley
  • Maldon sea salt to taste


  • STEP 1
    In a large pan, melt the butter, add the leeks and thyme. Cover with a circle of grease-proof paper big enough to tuck in down around the leeks. Put the lid on and cook for 10 mins.
  • STEP 2
    Then add the sweetcorn and the potatoes. Replace the paper and lid. Cook for a further 10 mins. Meanwhile, place the smoked haddock in a shallow pan pour in the milk to cover, add the bay leaves and a sprinkling of peppercorns. Bring to a simmer for about 6-8 mins. Do not overcook fish switch it off and leave in pan.
  • STEP 3
    Remove the paper from the large pan and discard, also remove the peppercorns and bay-leaf from the shallow pan. Ladle in milk from the fish, add the parsley, bring to a simmer, season to taste. Serve, adding the fish on top if each to finish.

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