How to steam hake

How to steam hake

How to steam hake

A gentle cooking technique, steaming is considered a healthy way to prepare fish, as there is no unnecessary butter or oil added and the gentleness of the method ensures the fish does not lose nutrients.

Method

1
Season the hake, place the fillet in a steamer and cover with a lid. If steaming in a saucepan, fill the pan with a layer of water and place the steamer on top, making sure that it does not come into contact with the water. Heat the water to a gentle simmer before adding the fillets of hake
2
Cook for 8-10 minutes until the hake is cooked through - the cooking time will vary depending on the thickness of the fillet. Finish with a squeeze of lemon juice (if preferred).