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Pan-fried Hake with Basil

Pan-fried Hake with Basil

Together with South African wine favourite Drostdy-Hof Sarah Graham brings to life her passion for down-to-earth and delicious food as she travels through southern Africa in her show, Sarah Graham’s Food Safari.

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Here, in her super-easy and totally delicious way that’s become her hallmark, she transforms humble hake into a dish for a feast. Her special touch is to cleverly pair it with Drostdy-Hof Natural Sweet Rosé, where the tanginess of the tomatoes is complemented by the wine’s strawberry, cherry and plum flavours.

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Pan-fried Hake with Basil

Transform humble hake into a dish for a feast. The special touch in this recipe is to cleverly pair it with Drostdy-Hof Natural Sweet Rosé. Food and Wine Pan-fried Hake with Basil European Print This
Serves: 2 Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 10 Minutes calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 2 x 200g hake fillets
  • 1-2 tsp butter
  • 1-2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 bunch vine tomatoes
  • 1 handful fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tin cannellini beans, drained
  • 1 small lemon

Instructions

  1. Season the fish fillets and fry in the butter and olive oil over medium heat until golden and just cooked through. Add the tomatoes for the last 1-2 minutes. Remove and set aside on kitchen paper to drain off excess fat.
  2. Warm the cannellini beans in the same pan over medium heat, remove and add to a pretty serving plate. Add the fish and tomatoes. Serve immediately with a scattering of fresh basil and a squeeze of lemon juice.

Try this Drostdy-Hof and Sarah Graham’s pan-fried hake with basil and blistered tomatoes recipe…

Serves 2 | Preparation time 5-10 minutes | Cooking time 10 minutes

And for dessert? How about a serving of Sarah Graham’s Berry, Basil and Mint Sorbet?

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