Grilled Hake with Tomato Based Sauce

Enjoy a twist on a #TasteOfTheCountry where wholesome flavour meets simplicity. In Stork Country, delicious is made simple with this grilled hake and tomato based sauce dish by Stork and  Chef, @meals_with_mash_!

Simple is Good

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Tomato based sauce

3 Garlic cloves, minced
¼ cup Capers, chopped
¼ cup Sundried tomatoes, chopped
60ml Olive oil
60 grams Stork Butter Spread
Handful of dill, chopped
2 Tbsp Dill, chopped
200 grams Cherry tomatoes,
100 grams Green olives, pitted and chopped
5ml Lemon zest
Chopped Chives for garnish, as desired


4 Hake fillets
Salt and pepper, as desired
30 grams Stork Butter Spread
2 Garlic cloves, minced

Tips & Variations

Serve with baguette slices toasted with Stork Country Spread.

Step by step method

  1. Tomato Based Sauce

  2. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  3. Heat lemon juice in a pan, add the olive oil and Stork Butter Spread.
  4. Bring to a gentle simmer, then turn the heat to low.
  5. Add garlic, herbs, tomatoes, olives, capers and lemon zest.
  6. Stir through the mixture until heated through.
  7. Remove from stovetop, pour in a bowl and set aside.
  8. Hake

  9. Season hake with salt and pepper.
  10. Heat pan and add Stork Butter Spread.
  11. Pan fry the hake briefly on both sides in butter and garlic, on a high heat.
  12. Remove from stovetop and top with the tomato based sauce.
  13. Place the pan in the oven for 4 minutes, remove and serve immediately.
  14. Garnish with chopped chives and serve immediately.