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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.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes


Serves: 4 people

  • 25 g Parmesan Cheese
  • 75 g SuperValu Butter
  • 150 g SuperValu Fresh Breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp SuperValu Fresh Parsley Flat Leaf
    (parsley, thyme, dill) chopped
  • 4 fillets SuperValu Hake Fillets
  • 1 - SuperValu Lemon
    grated zest
Lemon and Caper Butter
  • 1 tbsp Capers
  • 75 g SuperValu Butter
  • 1 tbsp SuperValu Fresh Parsley Flat Leaf
    (parsley, thyme, dill) chopped
  • 1 - SuperValu Lemon


  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.
  • marion shine, 5 Jun 14

    4 stars rating
    Excellent recipe for Hake.,the butter sauce delicious, thank you Kevin.
  • Rebecca Cullen, 27 Jun 12

    4 stars rating
    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!