Cheese Baked Fish
HT MC 50mins
herbs Main Course Eggless
450g/1lb Fish fillets, e.g. Cod, Haddock,
100g/4oz Streaky Bacon, chopped
2 Onions, sliced
1 level teasp Mixed herbs
1 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped
75g/3oz Monterey Jack Cheese,
Salt and Pepper
25g/1oz Fresh White Breadcrumbs
4 Tomatoes, thickly sliced
Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas mark 4 and lightly grease an ovenproof dish.
Wash the fish fillets under cold running water and dry on kitchen paper.
Melt half the butter in a frying pan, add the bacon and onions and sauté for
Drain the onions and bacon and spread evenly in the bottom of the ovenproof
dish. Sprinkle the herbs
the onion mixture and place the fish fillets on top.
Melt the remaining butter in a saucepan, add the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes.
Gradually add the milk, a little at a time.
Remove from the heat and add the cheese, salt and plenty of pepper. Mix well
until the cheese has melted
pour over the fish.
Sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the fish and sauce and bake for 15 minutes.
9. Place the sliced tomatoes in a border around the edges of the baked fish, return to the oven and bake for a further 15-20
minutes until browned and crispy. Serve immediately.
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