Cod with a prawn crust and buttery mash

Preparation time
30 mins to 1 hour

Cooking time
10 to 30 mins

Serves
Serves 2


By Matt Tebbutt
From Saturday Kitchen

Ingredients

For the cod

  • 2 slices white bread, crust removed
  • 100g/3½oz prawns, minced
  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • 2 x 250g/9oz cod fillets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

For the buttery mash

  • 500g/1lb 2oz Maris piper potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 75ml/2½fl oz full-fat milk
  • 75ml/2½fl oz full-fat double cream
  • 75g/2¾ oz butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ small bunch thyme
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the sautéed leeks

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 10g/1/3oz butter
  • 1 leek, trimmed and finely chopped
  • 1–2 thyme sprigs