Hake, Clams, Mussels and Chorizo

Updated: Apr 17


For those of you who follow my rather chaotic and occasionally out of control meandering and ranting on the various forms of social media, you'll by now know that I've a love of The Hake, we still don't see enough of it in the UK, and I think that's a real shame, I have it on my menu constantly, in one form or another!! I regard it that highly!! The Hake features in the first episode of my series Fish and Tips for Simply Good Food TV, In fact I'm probably photographed more with a Hake than I am with my Family!!!!


This recipe I'm going to share with you is a real favourite of mine, combines many of the flavours I enjoy, The Hake obviously, but also clams, mussels and chorizo

The Whole thing is cooked inside a bag in the oven, all of those flavours are retained perfectly, with the added bonus of clams and mussels which add that "seaside" smell, and the smokey flavour from the chorizo makes this dish absolutely stunning


This recipe will serve 4 people


SHOPPING LIST


4 on the bone Fresh Hake Fillets

150g of good quality cooking chorizo (go for the spicy one!) finely chopped

1 good handful of fresh clean clams

1 good handful of fresh clean mussels

A good splash of dry white wine (if you wouldn't drink it! Don't cook with it!!)

A good handful of fresh parsley chopped

A fresh leek finely sliced and washed well (grit ain't good yeah?!!)

Squeeze of lemon

Splash of double cream

METHOD


Place your beautiful Hake fillets onto four squares of tin foil

Top each one with the chopped chorizo equally

Now place the clams and mussels around each hake fillet

Fold the sides up carefully and add a good splash of white wine onto each

Sprinkle over the parsley

Season well with salt and pepper

Seal up your parcels really tightly

Place on a baking sheet and put in a preheated oven 200c for 10 minutes

In a pan sweat the leeks in some butter until nicely soft

Add a good splash of double cream and season to taste

Remove your hake from the parcel, divide the leeks between 4 warm plates

Serve the hake on top of the leeks, spoon the delicious mussels and clams around, add a good squeeze of lemon

And serve


You will never get tired of this dish, it's fantastic and so easy

#eatmorehake

Jon


Here's the link to my first Show, Fish and Tips, Cooking out doors using The Stunningly Beautiful Hake

https://youtu.be/KvaHheCEPBs See My new series Fish and Tips on Simply Good Food TV the new mobile app for foodies down load it today from the apple and android app stores. Apple available at

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/simply-good-food-tv/id944874041?mt=8 Android available at

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.peter.sgftv

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