Cabbie Claw

Cabbie Claw

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Servings: 4
Calories: 347


  • 1 lb fillet of cod
  • 1 tsp horseradish root grated
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 oz butter
  • 1 lb hot potatoes mashed
  • a little milk
  • 1 oz butter
  • 3 tbsp self raising self rising flour
  • 10 floz milk
  • 1 medium egg hard boiled (cooked)
  • cayenne pepper


to make the fish mixture

  • Put the fish in a saucepan with the horseradish, parsley, salt and pepper and sufficient water to cover.
  • Bring to the boil, then simmer for about 15 minutes until the fish is cooked.
  • Lift out the fish, retain the liquid, remove the skin and bones and flake roughly.
  • Put on to a hot, shallow dish and keep warm.
  • In the meantime, beat the butter into the mashed potato with sufficient milk to give a creamy consistency.
  • Fork the potato mixture round the fish, or pipe a border, and keep warm.

to make the sauce

  • Melt the butter, stir in the flour and gradually add the milk to 150 ml (5 fl oz) of the strained fish liquid.
  • Bring to the boil and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Chop the hard boiled egg white and stir into the sauce with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Gently pour the sauce over the fish.
  • Sieve the egg yolk and sprinkle, together with the cayenne pepper, over the top of the sauce.
Calories: 347 kcal
Carbohydrates: 27 g
Protein: 24 g
Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 9 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 132 mg
Sodium: 500 mg
Potassium: 871 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 5 g
Vitamin A: 627 IU
Vitamin C: 24 mg
Calcium: 118 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Ingredients Cod, Fish & Seafood
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