Donegal Catch Breaded Whiting served with Potato gratin and peas

Gratin Potato Traybake with Breaded Whiting & Garden Peas

You can never have too many spuds during the winter, the perfect comfort food to accompany our Irish caught Breaded Whiting. Make use of turning on your oven by cooking this simple but delicious potato gratin along side our Breaded Whiting and some tasty Green Isle Garden Peas. Ready in less than an hour, it’s sure to leave plates empty.A great source of protein, this recipe is another tasty way to help you and your family get their two portions of fish per week as recommended by the Irish Heart Foundation.
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4 Donegal Catch Breaded Whiting fillets

200ml chicken or vegetable stock

200ml double cream

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 garlic clove, grated

600 grams of potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

2 leeks, finely sliced

100 grams cheddar cheese

300 grams Green Isle Garden Peas


  1. Pre heat the oven to 200 C / 180 C fan.
  2. Place the stock, cream, garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Turn off the heat.
  3. Place the sliced potatoes and leeks in a roasting dish and lay them out in an even layer. Pour over the hot stock mixture and cover with cling film then place into the oven for 40 minutes. After 40 minutes remove the tin foil from the roasting dish and sprinkle with the cheddar cheese. Place a rack over the top of the roasting dish and place the Donegal Catch Breaded Whiting fillets onto the rack.
  4. Cook everything for a further 20 minutes until the fish is cooked through and the gratin is bubbling and golden.
  5. Just before serving, place the peas into boiling, salted water and cook for 4 - 5 minutes, drain and serve alongside the gratin and fish.

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