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Cockle Pie      HT   MC  Welsh  25mins



Serves   4    Hot   Seafood  Shellfish  Pork  Herbs  Main Course  Wales  British  Europe




   35g/1oz Butter

   225g/8oz Streaky Bacon

   1 Onion, chopped

   50g/2oz Plain Flour

   600ml/1pt Milk

   900ml/30fl.oz. Fresh Cooked Cockles

   3 tbsp Freshly chopped Chives

   100g/4oz Fresh White Breadcrumbs

   75g/3oz Caerphilly Cheese, grated





1. Preheat the grill to hot. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the bacon and onion and sauté until soft.


2. Add the flour and cook for a further minute, stirring constantly. Remove from stir, until thickened and smooth.


3. Add the cockles and chives and simmer for 3-5 minutes, blending well.


4. Transfer the mixture to a flame-proof pie dish.


5. In a mixing bowl, mix together the breadcrumbs and cheese. Sprinkle evenly over the fish mixture.


6. Grill for 5 minutes, until golden brown and bubbling. Serve immediately.




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