Hake with pancetta

Recipe from: 9/11/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 10 minutes


  • 8
    rashers pancetta or bcon
  • 4
    hake fillets
  • 250
    button mushrooms
  • salt and pepper
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 60
    olive oil
  • 15
    fresh herbs such as parsley, oregano or thyme
  • 30
    lemon juice
  • 2
    avocados, peeled and diced


25 minutes
Preheat oven to 180 °C.
Arrange the pancetta on a baking sheet and crisp in the oven. Remove and set aside to cool.
Place the fish and mushrooms on the same baking sheet and season with salt and pepper.
Blend the garlic, olive oil, herbs and lemon juice and drizzle over the fish and mushrooms.
Roast for seven to eight minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork. Take care not to overcook the fish.
Divide the mushrooms and avocado among four plates and place a portion of fish on top.
Garnish with crisply fried pancetta and drizzle with the remaining cooking juices.

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