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Valencian Skate Wings

This recipe for Valencian Skate Wings has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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A very typical fish dish from the Valencia region of Spain with a lovely light, sweet sauce. A favourite spring time lunch dish.

Ingredients for Valencian Skate Wings

2 skate wings
½ onion, peeled and sliced
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 bay leaf
Teaspoon sweet paprika
Ground pepper
Pinch salt

For the sauce:
1 tablespoon butter
½ onion, finely chopped
2 teaspoons clear honey
Small glass orange juice
Handful fresh parsley, chopped
Squeeze lemon juice

How to make Valencian Skate Wings

  • In a large saucepan of water, add the onion, paprika, salt and pepper, wine vinegar and bay leaf. Bring to the boil and add the skate wings then reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the skate from the pan, drain and remove any skin.
  • Place on serving plates, pour over the sauce and serve.

For the sauce:

  • When the skate is almost done, prepare the sauce. Melt the butter in a frying pan and add the onion, cooking gently until soft and translucent.
  • Add the orange juice and honey and cook for a few minutes before adding the parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice.
  • Bring to the boil and cook for a few minutes more.

Serves 2

Valencian Skate Wings

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams