Wild fish pie recipe

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Whip up this wild fish pie for a warming family meal tonight. Filled with fresh fish, this recipe saves time by making the sauce in the microwave

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Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time1 hours
Total Time1 hours 15 mins

Whip up this wild fish pie for a warming family meal tonight. Filled with fresh fish, this recipe saves time by making the sauce in the microwave. This delicious wild fish pie serves 4 people and will take 1hr and 15 mins to prepare and cook. This delicious fish pie is topped with slices of potato. The rich and creamy sauce makes this fish pie a real winner.

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  • 1 leek
  • 500g wild salmon fillets, cubed
  • 200g raw tiger prawns
  • 600ml (1pint) milk
  • 60g butter
  • 60g flour
  • 1 lemon, finely zested rind
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper
  • 500g potatoes
  • A little melted butter




  1. Set the oven to 200°C/400°C/Gas Mark 6.
  2. Finely chop the leek and microwave it for 2 minutes on high. Put in an ovenproof dish with the salmon and prawns.
  3. To make the sauce, pour the milk into a large jug and whisk in the flour, then add the butter. Microwave on High for 4 minutes, stir and cook for another 3-4 minutes, stir and cook for 3-4 minutes longer or until the sauce is thick and smooth. Stir in the lemon zest, parsley and seasoning and pour over the fish and mix in.
  4. Thinly slice the potatoes (no need to peel) and cook them in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain the potatoes and arrange the slices over the top of the fish. Brush over the butter.
  5. Bake the pie in the centre of the oven for about 50 minutes, or until golden.
Top Tip for making Wild fish pie

Frozen fish may be used for this pie - but allow it to defrost before using.

Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 11 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies