Fish with puree in the oven

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 1:10 h
  • Ready In : 1:25 h
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Fish is extremely important in a balanced and healthy diet, if you want to prepare a different meal and appreciated by the whole family, this fish recipe with puree in the oven is perfect for the occasion!!! Serve with salad and white wine!

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  • For the fish:
  • 4 hake steaks (about 800 grams / (1 3/4 pounds))
  • 1 medium onion
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 250 ml / (1 cup and 1 tablespoon) milk
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Zest of a lemon
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the puree:
  • 1 kg / (2 1/4 pounds) potatoes
  • 10 grams / (1/3 ounce) margarine
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 400 ml / (1 2/3 cups) milk
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. For the puree:
    2. Peel, wash the potatoes and cook them in a saucepan with water seasoned with salt. When the potatoes are cooked, drain them and mash the potatoes with a potato masher. Add the margarine, pepper, lemon juice, nutmeg and the milk. Stir and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally. When starts bubbling turn off the heat.

    Step 2

    1. For the fish:
    2. Put the fish in a saucepan together with the milk, lemon zest, lemon juice, pepper and the salt. Cover the pan and cook the fish over low heat for about 20 minutes. Turn off the heat and drain the fish with a skimmer. Let cool slightly and remove the skin and bones. Flake the fish with a fork and set aside.

    Step 3

    1. Put the olive oil, paprika and the chopped onion in a frying pan and cook over low heat for about 5 minutes. Add the fish, stir and cook for 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat and sprinkle with chopped coriander.Fish with puree in the oven | Food From Portugal

    Step 4

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF).

    Step 5

    1. In a baking dish, put a layer of puree,Fish with puree in the oven | Food From Portugal a layer of fishFish with puree in the oven | Food From Portugal and finally, another layer of puree.Fish with puree in the oven | Food From Portugal Brush with beaten egg yolkFish with puree in the oven | Food From Portugal and bake until golden brown, about 35 minutes.

    Step 6

    1. Turn off the oven and serve with lettuce and white wine.

Fish with puree in the oven | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings):

Calories: 825
Total Fat: 75 g(96%)
Saturated Fat: 5.5 g(28%)
Cholesterol: 381 mg(139%)
Sodium: 498 mg(22%)
Total Carbohydrate: 50.5 g(17%)
Protein: 97 g

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