oven baked hake with basil, lime, ginger and garlic


  • 250300g hake or other firm white fish, filleted
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice (bottled is fine)
  • 2 Tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 5cm piece of fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp ponzu citrus (or soya sauce)
  • pinch of chilli flakes
  • handful of thai basil leaves (normal would be fine)


  1. Pre heat he oven to 200 C
  2. Place the fillet of hake on top of half of the basil.
  3. Mix the marinade and pour over the fish and top with the rest of the basil leaves.
  4. Seal up the foil parcel tightly and bake in the hot oven for about 20 minutes until cooked through and flaky.