Try this recipe for baked chorizo with hake then check out our grilled hake, Spanish hake, Mediterranean baked hake and more hake recipes.


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 100g chorizo, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • a few springs thyme
  • 250g orzo
  • 200ml cider
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • 4 x 175g skinless hake
  • ½ a small bunch flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5 and heat 1 tbsp of the olive oil in a shallow 30cm casserole dish. Cook the chorizo for 4-5 minutes or until crisp and the fat has turned a deep red. Turn the heat to low and add the onion, garlic and thyme. Cook for 10 minutes until the onion is soft, then tip in the orzo and toss until every grain is coated in the oil. Stir in the cider, stock and some seasoning, and bring to the boil. Put into the oven for 10 minutes, then remove and nestle in the hake fillets. Bake for another 15 minutes until the orzo and hake are cooked.

  • STEP 2

    Mix together the parsley, cider vinegar, remaining 2 tbsp of oil and some seasoning, and spoon over the fish and orzo to serve.


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