Curry powder

CRYSTAL PALACE F.C. ~ Crystal Plaice

Introduction: The club was founded at The Crystal Palace in 1905, they played home games at The Crystal Palace which of course led to their nickname, “The Glaziers”. Palace became founder members of the Premier League in 1992 and they achieved promotion back to the Premier League under the excellent guidance of Ian Holloway in May 2013.

This is a slightly curried recipe redolent of kedgeree. The rice takes longer to cook than the plaice so put that on first.

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 5 mins

Home kit: a large saucepan

Away kit: 4 plates, knives and forks

Serves: 4


  • 4 plaice fillets, halved lengthways
  • ½ pint (300 ml) milk
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon chutney
  • Generous pinch of sea salt


First half

Roll up the fillet strips. Put the milk into the saucepan, stir in the curry powder, chutney, salt and bring to the boil.

Second half

Place the fish rolls in the pan, return to the boil and simmer very gently for 5 minutes, until the fish flakes.

Full time results

Serve with boiled rice.