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Stilton Stuffed Plaice   HT  MC  British  30mins



Serves  4      Hot      Fish     Main Course  Britain  Europe



   175g/6oz Blue Stilton, crumbled

   50g/2oz Fresh Breadcrumbs

   1 onion, finely chopped

   Salt and Pepper

   4 Plaice Fillets, skinned

   300ml/10fl.oz. Milk

   1 level tbsp Plain Flour

   15g/1/2 oz Butter

   120ml/4fl.oz. Single Cream

   2 tbsp Lemon Juice




1. Preheat the oven to 190C, 375F, Gas Mark 5 and lightly butter a shallow ovenproof dish.


2. In a mixing bowl, mix together  the Stilton, breadcrumbs, onion, salt and pepper until well blended. Divide into four, forming each portion into a cylinder about the same width as the plaice fillets.


3.Wrap a fillet of plaice around each stilton cylinder and place in the bottom of the greased dish. Pour the milk over the plaice, cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes.


4. Strain the milk from the dish into a small saucepan. Recover the plaice and keep warm.


5. Add the butter  and flour to the pan and heat, whisking vigorously until the mixture is well blended and thickened.


6. Continue to cook for 1 minute then stir in the cream and lemon juice. Season to taste with  salt and pepper.


7. To serve - transfer the plaice onto a heated platter and pour the sauce over the top. Serve immediately.




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