Asian Style Hake with Sweet Chilli, Scallion, Coriander and Lime Butter Sauce

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  Asian Style Hake with Sweet Chilli, Scallion, Coriander and Lime Butter Sauce

 The sweet chilli sauce gives a nice kick without being too spicy! 

Asian Style Hake with Sweet Chilli, Scallion, Coriander and Lime Butter Sauce

Serves 4 

Cooking time:

Ingredients

4 hake fillets, about 175g each, skinned and boned
1 tablesp. rapeseed oil
Salt and black pepper

Sauce
60mls water
120g butter
4 tablesp. sweet chilli sauce
1 teasp. fresh ginger, finely grated
4 scallions, chopped
Juice of 1 lime
2 tablesp. coriander leaves, chopped

To Cook

Heat a little oil in a frying pan.  Season the hake and add to the pan, flesh side down.  Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side until the fish flakes easily. 

Make the sauce while the fish is cooking. Put the water, butter, sweet chilli sauce and ginger in a separate saucepan. Bring to the boil.  Add the scallions and lime juice and simmer for 2 minutes.  Just before serving add the coriander leaves.

Remove the hake to serving plates and spoon the sauce over it.  Serve with rice or potatoes and stir-fried pak choi. 

Serving Suggestions

Rice or potatoes and pak choi stir-fried with chopped garlic and ginger