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Simple, Baked Finnan Haddie

Rated as 3.75 out of 5 Stars

"Finnan haddie is a Scottish dish with smoked haddock. This is a simple, old family recipe that comes from the Maritimes - Canada. We always called this 'the milk fish'. This goes great with the traditional mashed potatoes and peas."
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40 m servings 294
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Place smoked haddock into a glass baking dish. Whisk flour into the melted butter until smooth, then whisk in milk, and pour over the haddock.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until the sauce has thickened, and the fish flakes easily with a fork, about 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 294 calories; 10.8 5.8 41.2 143 1243 Full nutrition

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I happen to love smoked fish of any kind so I loved this simple recipe.

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didn't enjoy this one.

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I happen to love smoked fish of any kind so I loved this simple recipe.

didn't enjoy this one.

so bland. My mom fed us this as kids 55 years. I did not like it might have been the snoke flavour so for olde times sake I thought I should give it a my wife could live on...

Soaking the fish in the milk overnight prior to cooking is usual for finnan haddie since its a semi-dried sometimes salted smoked very mild flavor fish. This makes a nice smoky sauce and depend...

This is the best recipe for Finnan haddie ever...better than my Mother's and we're Scottish! Will make over and over.

Plan to try it tonight. Adding a bay leaf, some finely diced onion, grind of nutmeg and parsley.

Delicious. I added grated cheese to the sauce to add a little extra flaour