Janssons Frestelse (Potato-Anchovy Casserole)

TYPE : Swedish
Casserole
YIELD : 8 servings
CALORIES : 450 kcal
PREP TIME : 15 mins
COOK TIME : 1 hr
TOTAL TIME : 1 hr 15 mins

INGREDIENTS :

  • 4 lbs (2 kg) potatoes
  • 1 – 2 onions
  • 4 – 4.5 oz (125 g) anchovy fillets (double for more anchovy flavor)
  • 2 cups (5 dl) heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp butter

INSTRUCTIONS :

  • Set the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Peel and batonnet (cut into strips) the potatoes. Dice the onion.
  • Layer potatoes, onion and fish fillets in an oven-safe dish. Pour in cream, sprinkle with bread crumbs and add a few pieces of butter.
  • Bake until the potatoes are soft, about 1 hour. If it browns too quickly, cover with a piece of aluminum foil.

NOTES :

As a buffet item this recipe will most likely serve 12 people or more.

Layer potatoes, onion and anchovies.

Add cream, bread crumbs and butter, then bake at 400°F (200°C).

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