Hake is Spain's favourite fish and the Welsh love it as their fish & chips fish! Hake has a silvery/olive green skin and a tender creamy flesh and is very under-rated. Thankfully it is now becoming respected by fish lovers here as a tasty prime white fish. Our buyers always select the 2 to 3 kilo sized fish because they are mature but not too big to be damaged when being landed.
- Health & Nutrition
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Nutritional information (per 100g portion)
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Our hake is landed at Newlyn. The port has four of five boats specializing in catching hake, this silver/olive green fish is easily damaged when caught, so our buyers select the best fish from the 2-3 kilo size bracket.
- Storage & Preparation
Storage & PreparationFresh fish is best eaten straight away, or within 3 days. Store in your refridgerator and pack with ice if possible. To freeze; place the fish straight in the freezer upon delivery and aim to consume within 3 months. TIP: Write the date on the packaging before freezing. When filleted the average loss is 60% Do not re-freeze your fish after defrosting.
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