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Fish and Mushroom Surprise Serves 3 - 4 babies of 7 - 12 months

  • Ingredients:

  • 115g (4oz) lemon sole or plaice fillet, defrosted, skinned
  • 55g (2oz) leeks, sliced
  • 30g (1oz) onion or shallot, sliced (optional)
  • 2 black peppercorns
  • small bunch fresh herbs (e.g. dill, parsley, chives)
  • 200ml (7 fl oz) milk (breast, formula or cow’s)
  • small knob butter
  • 55g (2oz) button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 15ml spoon (1 tbsp) cornflour or rice flour
  • 30g (1oz) grated cheese (optional)
  • 30g (1oz) seedless grapes, quartered

Method

  1. Place the leeks, onions or shallots, peppercorns, herbs and milk into a pan.  Bring to the boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and add the fish.  Cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Discard the peppercorns and herbs.  Remove the fish and set aside.  Reserve the poaching mixture.
  3. In a small pan heat the butter and add the mushrooms.  Cook for 1-2 minutes.
    Add the leeks and the poaching liquid.  Stir in the corn or rice flour.
  4. Cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally until thickened.
  5. Lightly flake the reserve fish and add to the pan with the cheese and grapes.
  6. Lightly puree and serve to your baby.

NUTRITIONAL VALUES PER PORTION (APPROX) 113 Kilocalories;
9g Protein; 5g Fat; 8g Carbohydrate; 0g Fibre.

 

Recipe kindly donated by The Seafish Industry

 

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