Fried Hake Recipe

Fried hake is a lovely light meal when served with chips or mashed potatoes and peas.

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Fried Hake Recipe

Also known as good old fish and chips!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Course Light Meals
Cuisine South African
Servings 4
Calories 71 kcal


  • 4 hake fillet portions, cleaned black skin removed
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 tsp Aromat
  • ¼ tsp spice for fish
  • salt to taste
  • 500 ml vegetable oil for deep frying


  • Mix spices, except salt, through flour.
  • Beat egg in a separate bowl.
  • Heat oil well.
  • Dip fish in egg, then coat with flour mix.
  • Deep fry 6 - 8 minutes.
  • Drain on kitchen paper, add salt and serve.


Calories: 71kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 49mgSodium: 584mgPotassium: 22mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 65IUCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
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