Dan The Fish Man

Dan's Cheesy Baked Fish

Here's a fun, child-friendly, quick and tasty dish to cook with your children (serves two). You can cook it in individual ovenproof dishes, or just a single one and share. I hope to see you on my barrow to hear what you - and your children - think!



500g fish fillets (Hake, cod, haddock or ling), skin removed

Butter for oven proof dish

Cheese sauce:

30g butter

30g plain flour

150ml milk

50g grated strong cheddar

½ tsp Dijon mustard (optional)

1 Tbsp finely chopped chives

½ slice of bread made into breadcrumbs, placed on baking tray and baked in oven until crisp

Salt and pepper to taste


Rinse fish fillets with cold water and pat dry with paper towels.

Preheat oven to 195 C. Prepare breadcrumbs. Grease ovenproof dish and heat in oven.