Hake with Orange-Lemon Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 3 - 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 headless and tailless carcass of hake (or any not too oily saltwater fish) about 1 pound, cut into serving portions (thawed if frozen)
  • 2 egg, slightly beaten
  • Salt to taste
  • A mixture of dry pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for frying
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon starch
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Sugar to taste
  • Starch water (1/2 tablespoon +1 teaspoon sugar + 1 teaspoon starch)
  • Yellow bell pepper rings for decoration
  • Cherry tomato for decoration
  • Black olives for decoration
  • Greens for decoration
How to cook Hake with Orange-Lemon Sauce:
  • Season well beaten eggs with salt and pepper. Add the fish in the egg mixture and let soak for a few minutes.
  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan with sesame seeds.
  • Mix in another bowl flour and starch. Dredge the hake pieces in flour mixture and quickly fry on height heat until golden brown.
  • To make the orange-lemon sauce: In a saucepan or frying pan pour the orange and lemon juices, add sugar to taste.
  • Cook over medium heat and stir until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add starch water and simmer stirring until a certain amount of liquid is gone.
  • Add the hake pieces to the orange-lemon sauce and simmer until fish is done.
  • Transfer the fish on a serving plate and pour the orange-lemon sauce over it.
  • Decorate with fresh greens, vegetables and olives.
Tips:
  • If you want to surprise your family members and guests - you can make eatable ladybugs.
  • Just arrange 2 tomato quarters for the ladybug wings.
  • For heads, slice a black olive into half and then into half again.
  • Cut the other half of olive into very small pieces and put on bug’s back to make ladybug's spots.
  •     Bon appetit!
Hake with Orange-Lemon Sauce recipe
Hake with Orange-Lemon Sauce recipe
Hake with Orange-Lemon Sauce recipe
Hake with Orange-Lemon Sauce recipe
Hake with Orange-Lemon Sauce recipe
Hake with Orange-Lemon Sauce recipe

Note(s):

Cooking time: 30 minutes

The Hake with Orange-Lemon Sauce is a very affordable dish. This recipe is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.


This recipe for Hake with Orange-Lemon Sauce serves/makes: 3 - 4 servings

The Hake with Orange-Lemon Sauce recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Hake (more Hake recipes)
Preparation Method: Poached/Simmered (more Poached/Simmered recipes)
Cuisine: Russian (more Russian recipes)

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