Plokkfiskur from Iceland


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25 mins (prep 10, cooking 15)
9 ingredients
4 servings
My DH was excited when I found this recipe in *Cool Cuisine* (Traditional Icelandic Cuisine) by Nanna Rognvaldardottir. The English translation of *Plokkfiskur* is *Mashed Fish* but I found that title more than a little off-putting for something that is so favored here & opted to use the Icelandic word. Per the intro, "In early times when Icelandic housewives served poached haddock (or other white fish) w/boiled potatoes several times a wk, there were usually leftovers & they were typically incorporated into this simple & very popular dish. Today people buy fresh fish just to make this dish & it is even sought after & found in upscale restaurants." (Times have been estimated, but this recipe begins w/the fish & potatoes already cooked so that time is not reflected) *Enjoy* ! - *Edited to Add* on 10/3: When visiting w/an Icelandic friend tonite Re this recipe, she said this dish is also popular in a gratin form that adds cheese (usually Gouda) to the mix, tops it w/extra cheese & then finishes it in the oven to heat thru & melt the cheese. *Yum* !

Categories:  low-calorie , <-30-mins , easy , low-carb , low-in... , low-sodium , time-to-make ,
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Nutrition

Serving Size (399.74 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 964.35 Calories from Fat 196.74
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21.86g 134.53%
Saturated Fat 10.45g 209.06%
Trans Fat 0.45g %
Cholesterol 150.14mg 200.18%
Sodium 1141.83mg 190.31%
Total Carbohydrate 117.09g 156.11%
Dietary Fiber 10.19 g 163.07%
Sugars 60.57 g %
Protein 74.27g 594.16%
Vitamin A 1000.24IU% Vitamin C 10.68mg%
Calcium 1335.47mg% Iron 4.46mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
salt and pepper
 

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