This dish is one of the childrens favorite dishes, “Fiske grateng” as it is called in Norwegian comes in many different varieties, some with macaroni, some without, some with cheese and some without. I make it with macaroni and cheese, so it is more like a mac’n cheese.
Dinner for 4
5 dl cooked macaroni
4 tbsp butter
6 tbsp flour
6 dl milk
1 grated carrots
3-4 stalks shallots
3 dl grated cheese, use the cheese you like
1 tsp ground pepper
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
500 g cod filet
1 dl bread crumbs or panko crumbs
Preheat the oven to 180 C. Grease a baking dish with butter.
Boil water and cook the pasta, drain and reserve.
Heat the milk in a small saucepan, but don’t boil it.
In a large pot, melt butter and add the flour. Cook over low heat for 2 minutes, stirring with a whisk. Still whisking, add the hot milk and cook until thick and smooth. take the pan off the heat, add the cooked macaroni, carrots, shallots, cheese, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Add the cooked macaroni and cod and lightly beaten eggs and stir well. Place the mixture in a baking dish or individual dishes.
Sprinkle the breadcrumbs on top with a handful of grated cheese.
Bake in the middle of the oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden.
Serve this with a coleslaw or salad.
I made aslaw with
1 part grated apple
1 part grated carrot
1 part finely cut red cabbage
2 parts chopped kale
1 part creme fraishe/sourcream
1 part mayonese
1 tsp garlic powder