Poached Fish

Poached Fish
Recipe type: Entree
Poached Fish is a British food recipe with white sauce.
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • 1½ lbs fish fillet
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.
  2. Smear margarine on the bottom and sides of a deep baking dish and lay fish in the bottom. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and pour milk over all.
  3. Cover dish with foil and bake on the middle oven rack for 40 minutes.
  4. When fish is cooked, remove the pan from the oven. With a spoon or baster, draw off all the liquid into a small saucepan. Turn down the oven to 200F and return fish to oven to keep warm.
  5. Bring liquid in the saucepan to a boil over moderate heat.
  6. In a cup, mix cornstarch and milk together to make a smooth, thin paste. Gradually pour cornstarch paste into boiling liquid, stirring constantly to prevent lumps. Add parsley and lemon juice. Pour sauce over fish.

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