Welsh fish bake

For 4 people you need

2 or 3 leeks
1 1/2 oz. butter
1-1 1/2 lb. fish (on the bone)
juice of 1 lemon
2 oz. walnuts, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped parsley

To garnish

sliced lemon

  • Cut the white and pale green parts of the well washed leeks into thin slices and cook very gently in the butter in a covered casserole for 15 minutes
  • Lay the fish on top, season well, sprinkle with lemon juice, walnuts and chopped parsley.
  • Cover with buttered paper or foil and continue cooking until the fish is just tender and the walnuts brown.
  • Garnish with sliced lemon.

TO SERVE: Hot with brown bread and butter, green salad and cooked peas, or cold with salad

Oven temperature: moderate, 375°F.-Gas Mark 4-5
Oven position: centre

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