Recipe: Fish Crumble Pie


Want to make a fish pie but don't want to spend lots of time in the kitchen? We've got a great recipe without the fuss of making mashed potato or a white sauce. This tasty alternative is perfect as a mid week meal and great to feed a family or a bunch


  • 1 large leek
  • 1 knob(s) butter
  • 2 clove(s) garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 splash(es) white wine
  • 300 g créme fraiche
  • 2 sprig(s) fresh dill, chopped
  • 400 g fish pie mix
  • 2 slice(s) stale bread
  • 1 chunk(s) parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 bag(s) frozen peas
preheat oven

Step 1

Preheat Oven

Preheat the oven to 200°C.

prep and cook leeks

Step 2

Prep And Cook Leeks

Slice the leek pretty finely and wash under cold water in a colander. Fry in a saucepan with the butter for a few minutes to soften and sweeten

add creme fraiche and fish

Step 3

Add Creme Fraiche And Fish

Splash in the wine with the crushed garlic and reduce to a syrup before slopping in the crème fraiche. Add the fish and allow the mixture to bubble for a minute or two to just cook then add the chopped dill.

portion into dishes

Step 4

Portion Into Dishes

Check the seasoning and divide between 4 individual oven proof dishes, or one large if that’s easier.

prep crumb topping and bake

Step 5

Prep Crumb Topping And Bake

Blitz the stale bread up in a small blender with the parmesan to get fine crumbs, crusts are optional. Scatter the crumbs over the fish mix and place them into the oven for 10 minutes until the crumbs turn golden and the fish mix is bubbling.


Step 6


Serve with stacks of steamed green veg, e.g. the boiled peas Serves 4

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