Starters & Light meals

30-minute hake salad

5 minutes
25 minutes

This hake salad is the perfect light meal for hot summer days. Plus, it's ready in just 30 minutes.

Wine/Spirit Pairing
Woolworths Spier Chardonnay

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  • 450 g Woolworths frozen lightly dusted hake portions
  • 3 T sesame seeds
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 x 300 g bag Woolworths baby marrow noodles
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • toasted sesame oil, for drizzling
  • sea salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • pickled ginger, for serving
  • sriracha mayonnaise, for serving
  • 5 g Woolworths roasted seaweed snack, shredded, for serving

1.Preheat the oven to 180°C and bake the fish according to package instructions.

2. Five minutes before the fish is ready, toast the sesame seeds in a dry pan until golden and popping.

3. Place the onion and baby marrow noodles in a large bowl, squeeze over the lemon juice, drizzle with sesame oil and season.

4. Sprinkle the hot sesame seeds over the noodles and toss. Top with a few slices of pickled ginger and allow to marinate for no longer than 5 minutes or the baby marrows will go soggy.

5. Serve with the fish and sriracha mayo for dipping. Sprinkle with the seaweed as you serve to retain its texture.

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Photographs: Robbert Koene
Production: Hannah Lewry
Food Assistant: Claire-Ellen Van Rooyen

Hannah Lewry

Recipe by: Hannah Lewry

Woolworths TASTE’s Food Editor is passionate about conjuring up fresh ideas for fast and easy dishes that taste as great as they look. Turn to her expertise for everything from time-saving mid-week food to lazy weekend meals. You’ll have a lot of fun in the kitchen while you’re about it.

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