Plukkfisk – stewed fish

Plukkfisk - plokkfiskur is traditional food in Norway and Iceland, it tastes good and is a great way to use up leftover fish. In addition, it is a dish that children can easily like.

600 g cooked fish
8 potatoes
1 leek, in strips
3 carrots, diced
4 dl frozen peas
2 tablespoons of butter

Pick the fish meat free of skin and bones and cut into pieces with a fork. Boil the potatoes tender in lightly salted water or use boiled potatoes from the day before. Divide the potatoes into pieces.

Fry leeks and carrots in butter in a pan on high heat for approx. 5 minutes. Add in peas and continue to cook for 3 minutes.

White sauce:
2 tablespoons of butter
2 tablespoons of wheat flour
5 dl milk
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

Melt butter in a thick-bottomed saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour and dilute with milk several times. Stir out the lumps and bring to the boil between each time.

Plukkfisk - stew
Plukkfisk – stewed fish

Lightly mash the potatoes in the white sauce, turn in the vegetables and fish and season with salt and pepper.

Feel free to gratinate in the oven with a spread of 200 degrees, until the top is golden and crispy or serve with crispy bacon and finely chopped parsley on top.


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