Fish Chowder Pie

 

This fish chowder pie is something that I created in order to use some smoked trout that was hanging out in my fridge. After reading a handful of recipes for fish pie and cullen sink (Scottish fish chowder) I felt prepared to embark on my own take. Instead of using a pie crust or puff pastry for the lid, I decided to use the phyllo dough I had in the freezer. Fewer trips to the store, more cooking in the kitchen.

What you will need

4 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 leeks, washed and thinly sliced

2 large yellow potatoes, diced

3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

1/3 cup white wine

2 cups whole milk

8 ounces smoked trout

6 black peppercorns

1 bay leaf

salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

1/2 roll chilled phyllo

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