Fish Florentine

Ingredients-

For Fish –

  • 500 gm boneless fish, cut into 2” cubes
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

For the Spinach –

  • 500 gm spinach, blanched and puréed
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • Salt to taste

For the White Sauce-

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1.5 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • A pinch of nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method –

  1. Rub salt and pepper on the fish pieces
  2. Heat a pan
  3. Add 1 tbsp butter
  4. Sauté fish for 1.5 minutes. Flip and cook the other side. Set aside
  5. In another pan, heat 1 tbsp of butter.
  6. Add 1/2 tsp garlic paste till aromatic
  7. Pour spinach
  8. Add 1/2 tsp pepper and salt to taste
  9. Sauté for 5 minutes. Remove from flame and set aside
  10. Heat 2 tbsp butter
  11. Add 1.5 tbsp flour and mix well till the raw smell goes away
  12. Slowly add milk little by little and whisk so that no lumps are formed
  13. Add nutmeg and stir till it thickens
  14. Add 1/2 tsp pepper and 1/2 tsp salt
  15. Set aside
  16. Now, take a baking dish.
  17. Pour spinach purée and level it out
  18. Place fish on top of spinach
  19. Pour white sauce on top of fish
  20. Sprinkle grated cheese over white sauce
  21. Preheat oven to 190°C
  22. Bake for 10 minutes

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