Cod and shrimp supper dish

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 Frozen cod steaks, 3-oz each, thawed
2 ounces Butter
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 ounce Flour
½ pint Milk
3 ounces Grated Cheddar cheese
4 ounces Peeled shrimps
1 Recipe Crispy Topping (see below)
Tomato wedges
Parsley
2½ ounce Butter
4 ounces Fresh brown breadcrumbs
2 ounces Oatmeal

GARNISH

CRISPY TOPPING

Arrange the fish steaks in a ring on a dinner plate. Divide half the butter into 4; put a small knob onto each fish steak. Season with salt and pepper and cover with cling wrap. Microwave on Full power for 3½ minutes. Set aside. Microwave the remaining butter in a 1 ¾ pint jug for 1 minute on Full Power. Stir in flour and then gradually stir in the milk; season to taste. Microwave on Full Power for 2 minutes. Beat well. Microwave on Full Power for a further 2 minutes. Beat in the cheese. Cut the fish into bite size pieces and arrange in a suitable dish with the shrimps. Pour the sauce evenly over the fish. Sprinkle with the crispy crumbs. Microwave on Power 4 for 7 minutes. Serve immediately, garnish with tomato and parsley.

Crispy Topping: Put the butter into a 3 pint mixing bowl and microwave on Full Power for 1 ½ minutes. Stir in the breadcrumbs and oatmeal.

Microwave on Full Power for 2 ½ minutes. Stir . Microwave on Full Power for 2 minutes. Allow to stand for 5 minutes before using. Alternatively, the topping may be cooled and stored in an airtight container. Serve as a crispy finish for sweet and savoury dishes.

Posted to rec.food.recipes by Ms Flora Bay <florabay@...> on Thu, 2 Mar 1995.

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