How it is prepared, what are the ingredients, and how it is presented at the table.
The hake in the pan is a delicious second course rich in protein and low in fat, ideal to bring to the table whenever you want to enjoy good fish with a Mediterranean flavor.
We chose to flavor the pan-fried hake with delicious Taggiasca olives and fresh lemon juice that enhances the delicate taste of the meat.
Very easy to prepare and ready in a few minutes: the hake in the pan is the right dish for those moments when you have little time to devote to the stove but don't want to give up a genuine meal, alone or in the company.
If you want, you can indulge yourself, adding oregano and cherry tomatoes, to make everything even more delicious. The hake in the pan can be accompanied by tasty and fragrant slices of homemade bread, perhaps lightly toasted, and why not, by a side dish of raw or cooked vegetables, such as a fennel salad or delicious baked potatoes.
The main guidelines recommend consuming a good amount of fish, especially sea and blue fish, but we don't always have the opportunity or time to buy it fresh: that's why opting for frozen fish, already clean, portioned, and without bones, which makes administration even to children safer.
The frozen hake, like the cod, the tuna, the salmon and plaice, offer viable alternatives to the fresh sea fish, and if cooked with imagination are really tasty and enable us to create new always different dishes as appetizers, entrees, pasta and second courses that, if well accompanied by vegetables, can become part of a varied and balanced diet.
To cook the hake in the oven, just preheat the oven to 200 ° and cook the frozen hake fillets in it for 20 minutes with a drizzle of oil, aromas or spices to taste, but also breadcrumbs, chopped almonds, pistachios, sesame and accompany them than with your favorite vegetables. For a more innovative and delicious dish, we recommend trying the Hake Flowers in black and white sesame crust with a splash of soy sauce, perfect for dinner or lunch with friends.
To cook the frozen hake in a pan you will need to heat a little oil and cook the hake fillets for about 15 minutes with the lid on. With cooked fish, you can then create delicious dishes with which to amaze your guests, such as spaghetti with hake of Sicilian inspiration scented with anchovies, garlic, capers, and crispy crumbs or cavatelli with hake and curette flowers.
It only takes a few minutes to cook the boiled hake. To make this dish tastier, add some
vegetables such as carrots, onion, and celery to the cooking water. Pour some water into the pot, bearing in mind that once the nose pads are immersed, they must be completely covered. Add vegetables, parsley, and a pinch of salt.
Bring to a boil, and then remove the pot from the heat. Place the hake fillets inside, wait a few moments, and let the cooking resume. After about ten minutes of boiling, the fish will be ready to be served. Season with chopped garlic, chopped fresh parsley, a drizzle of oil, and a few drops of lemon.