Finnan Haddie with Onions & Egg Sauce Recipe

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  1. Fish and onions should be cooked at the same time: Keep both warm while making egg sauce.
  2. This dish is served with hot mashed potatoes…enough for four servings.
  3. Fish: Cut the fish into strips and place it in a saucepan with water, bay leaf, enough to cover the fish.
  4. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes.
  5. Set aside, discard bay leaf, and use a fork to flake the fish into pieces.
  6. Place over low heat.
  7. Onions: In a large skillet, melt the butter with the oil over medium heat.
  8. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until the onions are golden brown and cooked through.
  9. Set aside warming and start egg sauce.
  10. Egg sauce: In heavy saucepan over low heat, melt butter.
  11. Stir in flour with a wire whisk.
  12. Cook over low heat for three minutes, stirring constantly.
  13. Do not allow the mixture to brown.
  14. Gradually stir in milk, whisking constantly.
  15. Cook over low heat for 3-5 more minutes until sauce begins to thicken.
  16. Season to taste then add chopped egg.
  17. Drain fish.
  18. To serve: Place a serving of onions on mashed potatoes, top w/ a serving of smoked fish.
  19. Pour egg sauce over fish/potatoes and garnish with green onion tops and pepper.
  20. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 572.67 Kcal (2398 kJ)
Calories from fat 362.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40.31g 62%
Cholesterol 224.4mg 75%
Sodium 898.9mg 37%
Potassium 708.81mg 15%
Total Carbs 22.8g 8%
Sugars 9.65g 39%
Dietary Fiber 2.61g 10%
Protein 28.87g 58%
Vitamin C 5.7mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 7%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 261.6mg 26%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 112.39 Kcal (471 kJ)
Calories from fat 71.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.91g 62%
Cholesterol 44.04mg 75%
Sodium 176.41mg 37%
Potassium 139.11mg 15%
Total Carbs 4.47g 8%
Sugars 1.89g 39%
Dietary Fiber 0.51g 10%
Protein 5.67g 58%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 9%
Iron 0.2mg 6%
Calcium 51.3mg 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.3
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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