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Poached Hake with a Simple Tomato Sauce

Quick and delicious week-night dinner.

6 people
30 min

Ingredients

  • 6 x 150g skinless and boneless hake fillets

    2 tablesp. fresh parsley leaves

    Salt and freshly ground black pepper

    To serve: Mashed potatoes and a green salad

  • 2 tablesp. rapeseed or olive oil

    2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

    400g tin of chopped tomatoes

    A pinch of sugar

    Grated zest of half a lemon

    ½ teasp. turmeric

    ¼-½ teasp. chilli flakes

    100ml water

Poached Hake

  • 6 x 150g skinless and boneless hake fillets

    2 tablesp. fresh parsley leaves

    Salt and freshly ground black pepper

    To serve: Mashed potatoes and a green salad

Simple Tomato Sauce

  • 2 tablesp. rapeseed or olive oil

    2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

    400g tin of chopped tomatoes

    A pinch of sugar

    Grated zest of half a lemon

    ½ teasp. turmeric

    ¼-½ teasp. chilli flakes

    100ml water

Method

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To make the tomato sauce: Heat a large frying pan over high heat.  Add all the sauce ingredients to the pan.  Stir well and bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for a couple of minutes.

To cook the fish: Season the fish with a little salt and black pepper.  Then place the fillets on top of the gently simmering sauce.  Cover and leave to cook for 15 minutes until the fish is cooked through. Sprinkle over the parsley.

To serve: Serve the hake with the tomato sauce, mashed potatoes and a green salad.

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Method

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To make the tomato sauce: Heat a large frying pan over high heat.  Add all the sauce ingredients to the pan.  Stir well and bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for a couple of minutes.

To cook the fish: Season the fish with a little salt and black pepper.  Then place the fillets on top of the gently simmering sauce.  Cover and leave to cook for 15 minutes until the fish is cooked through. Sprinkle over the parsley.

To serve: Serve the hake with the tomato sauce, mashed potatoes and a green salad.

Poached Hake with a Simple Tomato Sauce