Hake is big in Spain, very big. And I mean popularity not size. I understand most of the hake caught off British shores goes here, why I don’t know as it is a beautiful fish to eat. Iberico ham is very big too so here is a great combination.

♫ ♪ ♫ “I wish I was a fisherman, Tumblin’ on the seas.” ♪ ♫♪ ♫ Waterboys

Roasted Hake with Iberico Ham

4 hake steaks
8 slices ham
Olive oil

Pre heat your oven to 180°C | 350°F | Gas 4
Rinse the hake under cold water and pat dry using kitchen paper
Season with salt and pepper
Using two slices of Iberian ham per steak carefully wrap the ham around the fish
Place the fish on an oiled baking tray and cook for 20 minutes

Try it with green beans.

Hake