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Cape Hake Meuniere

Prep time
10 mins
Cooking Time
10 mins


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  • 800g MSC certified hake fillets 
  • 50ml plain flour
  • Coarse ground sea salt and black pepper
  • 8-10 caper berries
  • 3-4 brown MSC certified anchovy fillets
  • 3 tablespoons of butter or olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped


  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan until foaming or if using, heat the olive oil gently over medium heat.
  2. Dust the hake fillets in flour and season with salt and pepper. 
  3. Cook the fish for 3-4 minutes on one side then carefully flip and add in the lemon juice. Now add the butter along with the capers and anchovies.
  4. Cook the fish for a further 2-3 minutes before scattering over the chopped parsley. 
  5. Transfer the fillets to a warmed serving dish and serve immediately with extra lemon wedges, steamed green beans and new potatoes.

    Content contributed by Irvin & Johnson Limited
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