Delicious dishes from affordable hake

Everyone has repeatedly seen in stores such fish as hake. Many often buy it because of the affordable price. But what can be cooked from the hake? There are lots of options!

What is this fish?

Another name for hake is hake. This fish is from the family of the moult, which lives in the oceans at a depth of 100-1000 meters. There are several types of hake, the most common ones are silver, Pacific, Atlantic, Cape, Chilean, Argentinean, New Zealand and some others.

Healthy dish

The length of the body of adult fish, depending on the species, can vary from 30-40 to 60-100 centimeters. The weight of one individual can reach 4-5 kilograms, but usually it does not exceed 1.5-2 kilograms.


The composition of the hake is diverse and rich. This fish contains omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins E, C, A, PP, B6, B9, B2, B1, sulfur, iodine, iron, sodium, fluorine, calcium, phosphorus, manganese, molybdenum and much more. Caloric content of this product is not great at all and is only 80-110 calories per 100 grams.


Heck has many beneficial properties:

  • This is an excellent source of protein, which is necessary for normal muscle function and the formation of new cells.
  • Vitamin E is an antioxidant that protects our body from the negative effects of free radicals. But such an impact can trigger the development of cancer.
  • Regular use of the hake will help organize the work of the thyroid gland.
  • This product allows you to strengthen bone tissue.
  • Heck helps speed up and normalize metabolism.
  • The use of this product will improve brain activity.
  • The product is useful for the cardiovascular system.
  • Hack is allowed for diabetes.
  • Such fish will help to quickly get rid of extra pounds.
  • For the nervous system, the product is also very useful.
  • Hack is allowed to almost everyone, including children. There are practically no contraindications (only allergy to fish is possible).

How to choose?

With onion

Hake is sold frozen and most often without a head and tail (although whole carcasses are also found). You can also purchase a completely peeled fillet. When buying a hake, pay attention to the following important points:

  • Fillet should be light beige with a pinkish or burgundy hue.
  • There is usually a layer of icing on the surface of the fish (it is necessary to prevent drying). But this layer should not be too thick.
  • The weight of the fish can not be too small.
  • If you buy a carcass, rate your eyes. They should not be muddy. Gills should not move away from the body.

How to cook?

How to cook a delicious hake? There is a great variety of options. We offer you the best recipes.

Recipe number 1

Delicious turns hake, baked entirely in foil. Here's what you need to prepare:

  • whole hake carcass;
  • salt and seasoning to taste.

Cooking method:

  1. First, wash the carcass well, gut it (if necessary) and dry it (you can use paper napkins or towels to speed up this process).
  2. Now, do a few shallow cuts on the carcass and oil it first with salt, then seasoning. The inner side of the edges must also be processed.
  3. Now wrap the fish in foil, place in a baking sheet. In the oven, hake is baked for about 30 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees Celsius.

Recipe number 2

Spicy fried hake with soy sauce turns out very tasty. Here's what you need to prepare:

  • 500-700 grams of hake;
  • 50 grams of soy sauce;
  • ground ginger to taste.

Cooking method:

  1. If you have a whole hake carcass, then gut it and cut it into small pieces.
  2. Put the sliced ​​fish in a bowl, pour the soy sauce and add the ground ginger. Leave the hake to marinate for half an hour.
  3. Now heat the vegetable oil in the pan and fry each piece of hake on both sides. Done!

Recipe number 3

You can make hake cutlets. List of ingredients:

  • 500-700 grams of hake fillet;
  • 1-2 eggs;
  • 1 onion;
  • 1 carrot;
  • 1 piece of loaf;
  • 1/3 cup of milk;
  • salt and pepper to taste;
  • breadcrumbs.

Cooking cutlets is incredibly easy:

  1. Hake fillet defrost and dry. We do not need excess moisture.
  2. Wash carrots, peel and grate.
  3. Peel and chop the onion.
  4. Hake fillet with onion and carrot mince.
  5. Soak the loaf in milk, crumble and add to the rest of the ingredients with salt and pepper. Stir the stuffing thoroughly.
  6. Dampen your hands and make cutlets. Each of them roll in breadcrumbs and fry in vegetable oil until golden brown.

Recipe number 4


Prepare hake in batter. To prepare you will need:

  • 500 grams of hake fillet;
  • 2-3 tablespoons of flour;
  • 1 chicken egg;
  • 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise;
  • salt to taste

Cooking method:

  1. First you need to cook a batter. To do this, beat the egg with mayonnaise, add flour. Mix everything well.
  2. Cut the fillet in small pieces.
  3. In the frying pan, heat the butter or sunflower oil.
  4. Dip each slice in batter and fry on both sides until golden brown. The fire should not be too strong, otherwise the batter will burn, and the fish inside will remain almost raw.

Recipe number 5

Cook the hake with mushrooms and cheese, it's very tasty. Here are the ingredients you need to make:

  • 500 grams of hake fillet;
  • 300 grams of fresh champignons;
  • 150 grams of hard cheese;
  • 1 onion;
  • 50 grams of butter;
  • 50-70 grams of mayonnaise;
  • seasonings and salt to taste.

Cooking method:

  1. Cut the fillets into small pieces, mix with salt and seasonings and leave to marinate.
  2. Mushrooms rinse well and cut into plates.
  3. Onion peel and cut into half rings.
  4. Melt the butter, grease the bottom of the pan with it.
  5. Put hake fillets on the bottom of the pan, onions on top, then mushrooms (you can lightly salt them).
  6. Grate cheese, sprinkle with mushrooms.
  7. Top with all the mayonnaise.
  8. Send the pan to the oven, heated to 170-180 degrees, for about 40 minutes.
  9. Done!

Recipe number 6

With vegetables

You can cook in a slow cooker with vegetables. It is a tasty, light and healthy dish. List of ingredients:

  • 500 grams of hake (fillet or carcass);
  • 2 tomatoes;
  • 1 carrot;
  • 1 onion;
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice;
  • salt and seasoning to taste.

Cooking method:

  1. Take a hack first. Cut it into slices. If you have a whole bird, then it is advisable to remove the ridge and rib bones. Put the fish in a bowl, mix it with spices and salt, sprinkle with lemon juice and leave for 20-30 minutes.
  2. In the meantime, get some vegetables. Peel and grate the carrots on a medium or large grater. Onion peel and cut into half rings.
  3. Tomatoes cut into rings or half rings.
  4. Lubricate the bottom of the multicooker with vegetable or butter. Put the pieces of hake on the bottom. Lay onions on top, then carrots. Now put tomatoes in an even layer.
  5. Select the mode of "Stewing" or "Stew" and cook the fish for half an hour.

Recipe number 7

Prepare a tender fish and vegetable souffle. List of ingredients:

  • 500 grams of hake fillet;
  • 100 grams of cauliflower;
  • 1 carrot;
  • 1 small onion;
  • 2 tablespoons of semolina;
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream;
  • 1 egg;
  • 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil.

Cooking method:

  1. Cabbage divided into inflorescences.
  2. Peel the carrots and cut them into small pieces.
  3. Fillet, too, cut into slices.
  4. Put vegetables in a blender, chop them. Add the fish, crush everything again, then add the semolina, sour cream, egg and salt, whisk again.
  5. Spread the mass into forms (lubricate the bottom of each with butter) and bake at 180 degrees in the oven for about 30 minutes.

Enjoy the benefits and taste of hake dishes!

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