Herb Crusted Hake with Lemon Butter

This is a delicious option to have for a prepare ahead dinner party. The crust on the fish works wonderfully and will be a welcome addition to the dining table.



4 fillets Hake
150 g Fresh White Breadcrumbs
2 tbsp Fresh Herbs (parsley, thyme, dill) chopped
75 g SuperValu Butter melted
1 SuperValu Lemon grated zest
25 g Parmesan Cheese grated
Lemon and Caper Butter
75 g SuperValu Butter melted
1 SuperValu Lemon juiced
1 tbsp Fresh Herbs (parsley, thyme, dill) chopped
1 tbsp Capers


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Place the hake fillets onto a flat baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl combine the breadcrumbs, chopped herbs, lemon zest, grated parmesan and melted butter and mix well.
  4. Season lightly with salt and black pepper.
  5. Divide the herb topping between the four fillets.
  6. Place the fish in the oven and cook for 18-20 minutes until cooked and the herb crust is crisp.
  7. Meanwhile make the lemon butter very simply by mixing together the melted butter, chopped herbs, capers and lemon juice.
  8. Keep the butter in a warm place until the fish is cooked and then drizzle all over the herb crust.
Herb Crusted Hake with Lemon Butter, 3.8 out of 5 based on 27 ratings

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  • marion shine| June 5, 2014 at 8:09 pm

    Excellent recipe for Hake.,the butter sauce delicious, thank you Kevin.

  • Rebecca Cullen| June 27, 2012 at 7:18 pm

    This is a great delicious basic recipe for any type of firm fish. My daughter who is learning how to cook had this ready when I came home. It tasted like more. We will definitely make it again.
    Another success by Kevin Dundon!

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