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Catholic Recipe: Finnan Haddie Loch Lomond


  • 2 pounds finnan haddie (smoked haddock or cod)
  • 6 Tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 Tablespoons minced onion
  • 2 Tablespoons minced green pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons minced pimiento
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Ac'cent*
  • 6 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) evaporated milk
  • Details

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

Finnan Haddie either smoked haddock or cod.


Simmer finnan haddie in water to cover 10 to 15 minutes. Drain, saving stock. Melt butter or margarine; add onion, green pepper, and pimiento; cook until onion is soft but not brown. Blend in paprika, Ac'cent*, and flour. Measure 1-1/3 cups of the stock; blend with evaporated milk; add. Stir over low heat until thickened. Add finnan haddie, broken into large pieces. Makes 6 servings.

*About Ac'cent: This is a form of monosodium glutamate (MSG), which is supposed to intensify flavor, but unessential in any recipe. Some people also have allergies to this ingredient.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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