Ling Potato Topped Pie


Serves 2


  • 400g Ling fish (or other skinless white fish), 2 cm pieces
  • 1 large peeled potato, whole
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 a medium choko (1cm pieces)
  • 1 1/2 tblsp plain gluten free flour
  • 1 cup homemade vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup rice milk
  • 1 Tblsp water with 1/2 tsp citric acid
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • Iodized salt to season to taste
  • Rice bran oil for frying and brushing potato tops (or suitable oil)
Accompany with stir fried purple cabbage and green beans


  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius
  • Lightly grease  2 x 1 1/2 cup capacity ramekins or soup mugs

Preparing the Potato

  • Steam the peeled, whole potato for 10 minutes
  • Cool in the fridge for 5 minutes and then finely grate

Preparing the filling

  • Add oil to the fry pan and saute the leek and choko for 10 minutes, stir.
  • Stir the gluten free flour into the mixture and cook for 1 minute
  • Remove from the stove and slowly add the combined stock and rice milk, whisking gently until the liquid has combined smoothly
  • Return to the heat and stir until the mixture boils and thickens. 
  • Simmer for 3 minutes
  • Add the diced ling, water and citric acid and parsley, stir and simmer for 2 minutes
  • Divide the mixture between the 2 cups and top each with half of the grated potato
  • Brush oil on top of the potato and place in the oven for 30 minutes. Fan force the final 15 minutes of the bake

To serve:

  • Stir fry some of the purple cabbage and green beans together in a little oil and serve on the side with the fish cup meal

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