How to cook healthy and budget hake: a recipe for the whole family

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Hake recipe with vegetables and sauce
Hake recipe with vegetables and sauce. Source: pexels.com

Hake is a very tasty and satisfying fish that can be cooked with vegetables and sauces. It can also be baked, stewed, and fried.

Fish with spices

The cook shared on Instagram a recipe for delicious fish stewed in vegetables, with spices and tomato paste.

How to cook hake deliciously


  • hake
  • 200 g bell pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 2 small or 1 large carrot
  • 1 tomato (optional)
  • 90 g tomato paste
  • 20 g oil (for frying)
  • 30 g wheat flour (for frying fish)
  • 0.7 tsp of dry paprika
  • spices for fish (optional)
  • salt/pepper – to taste

Method of preparation:

1. Clean, wash, and cut the fish into several pieces as you like. Season with salt, add fish spices (optional), roll in flour, and fry on both sides for a few minutes until half cooked.

Fish for cooking

2. In a saucepan or a wide dish (frying pan with a lid), fry the chopped onion. When the onions are browned, add the thinly sliced carrots and simmer for a few more minutes, add the chopped bell pepper, tomato paste, tomato, 150 ml of boiling water, spices, and sugar, then stir, and bring to a boil.

Fresh Vegetables

3. Add the fried hake (raw is fine) to the vegetable mixture, cover, and simmer over low heat for 15-20 minutes.

Ready to eat

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