Hake with Seafood

How to make Hake with Seafood.


  • 4 Hake steaks
  • 6 King Prawns
  • 200g Cockles
  • 2 Onions
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 100 ml White wine
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Handful Parsley
  • Corn flour
  • Plain flour
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Fish stock cube
  • Olive oil
  • Breadcrumbs


  1. Peel the prawns and remove the intestines of them with a knife.
  2. In a deep pot at medium heat, add 1 tbsp of olive oil, the prawn shells, 2 roughly chopped garlic cloves, a handful of parsley and a pinch of salt and black pepper.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Whilst cooking, smash the prawn heads to get the juices from them.
  5. Add 1 litre of hot water and 1 fish stock cube to enhance the flavour.
  6. Stir and cook for 15 minutes.
  7. Put all the contents from the pot into a blender and blitz everything until smooth and sift it back to the pot.
  8. Put the pot back into medium heat, add 500ml of hot water and boil for 5 minutes more.
  9. Set aside.
  10. In a bowl add 4 tbsp of breadcrumbs and 4 tbsp of flour and mix thoroughly.
  11. Get the hake steaks ready, adding some salt and pepper for both sides.
  12. Pass the steaks through the mix (flour and breadcrumbs) making sure that hake is fully covered with the mixture.
  13. Put a pan with frying oil into medium-high heat.
  14. Put the hake in and cook until golden for both sides.
  15. Transfer to a kitchen towel to remove the excess of oil on them.
  16. In a pan add 2 tbsp of olive oil and 2 garlic cloves finely chopped and cook for 1-2 minutes stirring constantly.
  17. Then toss 2 finely chopped onions and cook until translucent stirring on and off.
  18. Add 100 ml of white wine in the pan, stir and cook until the alcohol evaporates (3-4 minutes).
  19. Toss the parsley, salt and pepper to the pan, stir and cook for a couple of minutes.
  20. Add the seafood broth in the pan along with ½ tbsp of cornflour and ½ tbsp of plain flour to the pan.
  21. Cook everything together until it thickens and then add 150 ml of water, the cockles and cook them until they open, then remove them and reserve aside.
  22. Place the fish in the pan, add 200 ml of water, cook for 5-7 minutes shaking the pan to prevent the fish from sticking at the bottom and then add the prawns, cook them for 2 minutes and then add the cockles in the pan.
  23. Shake everything, cook for 5 minutes and leave to rest for another 5 minutes.
  24. Serve and enjoy!
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