For 4 people you need

  4 oz. rice 4 large or 8 small fillets plaice or sole seasoning 4 oz. prawns 1 oz. butter 1 tablespoon milk

To garnish

  small piece cucumber paprika pepper

Prawn cream sauce

1 oz. butter 1 oz. flour 1/2pint milk seasoning 2 tablespoons cream a few chopped prawns.
  • Put rice on to cook in boiling salted water, drain when soft.
  • Lay fillets flat, season lightly.
  • Divide the prawns between each fillet and fold into two or three.
  • Place into the dish with the butter, and milk, Bake until tender.
  • While fish and rice are cooking poach the sliced cucumber in boiling salted water for 10 mins.
  • Make a white sauce with the butter, flour and milk, season lightly, then add the cream and prawns.
Oven temperature: moderate, 375°F.-Gas Mark 4-5 Oven position: centre.