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  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • ½ green pepper, sliced
  • ½ red pepper, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp hot smoked paprika
  • 100g mixed pitted olives
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 4 skinless hake fillets
  • flat-leaf parsley, a handful of leaves
  • 1 lemon, wedged, to serve
  • crusty bread, to serve (optional)


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Heat the olive oil in an ovenproof frying pan over a medium-high heat. Cook the onion and peppers with a pinch of salt for 10 minutes until translucent and slightly charred at the edges. Add the garlic and paprika, and cook for 2 minutes, then tip in the olives, chopped tomatoes and 100ml of water. Simmer gently for 10 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Nestle the hake fillets into the sauce and season. Put the pan into the oven for 15 minutes until the fish is just cooked through.

  • STEP 3

    Sprinkle over the parsley and serve with lemon wedges and crusty bread, if you like.


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