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Fillets of Hake with Serrano Ham

This recipe for Fillets of Hake with Serrano Ham has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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This delightful combination of the freshest fish and the most succulent Serrano ham creates a fresh summer dish. It is easy to prepare and makes for a lovely light supper.

Ingredients for Fillets of Hake with Serrano Ham

4 fresh hake fillets (about an inch in thickness)
8 thin slices of Serrano ham
Salt and pepper
Olive oil
2 whole red peppers (for serving)

How to make Fillets of Hake with Serrano Ham

The peppers:

  • Place the whole red peppers onto a baking tray and cook in the oven for about an hour.
  • Remove, leave to cool slightly and then peel away the skin and remove seeds.
  • Slice thinly and arrange on a serving dish

The fish:

  • When the peppers have been cooking for about half an hour, prepare the fish. Cover an oven proof baking tray in foil and lightly oil
  • Wrap each fillet in Serrano ham, use two slices for each and secure with a cocktail stick
  • Sprinkle some roughly chopped parsley over each fillet, season with salt and pepper and drizzle with a little olive oil.
  • Place in the oven and cook for about 25 minutes until the ham becomes dark and slightly crispy and the fish is tender.
  • Place the fillets on top of the arranged peppers and serve.

Serve with a green salad and baby new potatoes

Serves 4

Fillets of Hake with Serrano Ham Fillets of Hake with Serrano Ham
Fillets of Hake with Serrano Ham

Orce Serrano Hams

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