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Seafood Pie

Recipes for Home and Restaurant

by Nadine Lloyd

Seafood Pie Recipe by Nadine Lloyd


(Serves 6-8)

Mash Potato:

  • 10-12 medium potatoes – diced

  • 40ml (1.4fl. oz) milk – hot

  • 50g (1.8oz) butter

  • Salt and white pepper – to taste

  • 2-3 Spring onions – chopped

  • ½ cup cheese – grated


  • 300g (9.6oz) white fish

  • 300g (9.6oz) salmon

  • 12 king prawns – peeled

  • 10 Scallops

  • 1 Leek – chopped

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 600ml (1.3pt) milk

White Sauce:

  • Poaching milk (from the saucepan)

  • 40g (1.4oz) butter

  • 3 tablespoons plain flour

  • Salt and Pepper – to taste

  • 2 tablespoons parsley – chopped


Mash Potato:

Boil the potatoes until soft.

Drain and mash.

Add the hot milk and butter to the potato mash.

Stir through.

Season with salt and pepper.

Stir the grated cheese and spring onions through.

Set aside.

Seafood Pie (Mash) Recipe by Nadine Lloyd


Preheat the oven to 160°C (320°F).

Skin and de-bone the fish, then cut into bite size pieces.

Peel and de-vein the prawns, then cut them into bite size pieces.

Clean the scallops, then cut them into halves.

Set aside

Add the remaining filling ingredients (leek, bay leaf and milk) to a large saucepan and slowly bring to the boil.

Reduce the temperature.

Add all the fish components.

Poach the fish, on a low temperature, for 5-8 minutes.

Seafood Pie Being Poached in Milk Recipe by Nadine Lloyd

Remove the bay leaf, drain off the milk and keep aside to use in the white sauce.

Allow the fish to cool.

Flake the fish into a deep oven-proof dish or into small individual portion-sized oven-proof bowls.

Set aside.

Seafood Pie in individual bowls Recipe by Nadine Lloyd

White Sauce:

Melt the butter, on low/medium heat, in a small saucepan.

Add the flour.

Stir through for 1 minute.

Slowly add the poaching milk from the saucepan.

Stir continuously until the sauce thickens.

Season with salt and pepper.

Stir in the chopped parsley.

Pour the sauce over the fish in the bowls.

(Don’t overfill the bowls)

Seafood Pie (Sauce) Recipe by Nadine Lloyd

Add enough mash potato to cover the sauce, and to form a lid.

Seafood Pie with Mash Potato Lid Recipe by Nadine Lloyd

Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the potato forms a golden brown crust.

Serve hot.

P.S. "You may need to make extra, because if your family is anything like mine, they'll come back for more!" 

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