6 MSC certified hake steaks
Freshly ground black pepper
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or sliced
Extra virgin olive oil
Lemon juice- to taste
Handful of parsley, finely chopped
2. Lay the fish in the pan and fry for a minute or two, then add the garlic. Keep frying the fish until the garlic is golden brown, and emitting a sweet flavour- lower the heat to medium/high to make sure the garlic doesn’t burn.Turn the fish after 3-4 minutes and cook for around 3 minutes on the other side. Once the fish is fully cooked, remove only the fish steaks from the pan and onto a serving dish- leave behind the garlic and oil mixture.
3. Take the pan off the heat, then add a good splash of the extra virgin olive oil with a pinch of sea salt to the garlic and juices left in the pan. The residual heat of the pan will be sufficient to warm it all through; there is no need to put it back on the flame. Add a good squeeze of lemon juice, then the parsley, and give it a good stir. Dress the fish with this mixture.