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Bacon-wrapped hake

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Ingredients 8
Servings 6
Time 10 min


  • 15
    prepared English mustard
  • 900
    hake or kingklip fillets
  • salt and milled pepper
  • 6
    rashers back bacon, rinds removed
  • 25
  • 1
    large onion, peeled and chopped
  • 750
    parsnips, peeled, cubed and cooked
  • 15
    olive oil


20 min
Preheat oven to 220 ºC.

Smear a little mustard on each piece of fish. Season. Wrap 1 bacon rasher around each portion of fish. Place on a lightly oiled baking sheet. Heat butter in a frying pan and sauté onion until golden, about 10 minutes.

Add to prepared parsnips (or other suitable root vegetable) and mash coarsely. Season. Shape mixture into 12 small patties (hash browns) or 6 large ones. Heat olive oil in a frying pan over moderate heat and fry patties on both sides until golden.
Keep warm while baking fish.

Place fish in oven and bake for 10 minutes, or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve fish and hash browns with salad or cooked vegetables.

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