Merluza a la gallega

Merluza a la gallega

6 reviews, 4.5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

A wonderfully easy, tasty, different dish. I use haddock when I can't get hake.


1 small Onion; thinly sliced
2 medium Potatoes; thinly sliced
4 cloves Garlic; sliced
3 sprigs Parsley
1 Bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon Salt
500 grams Hake fillet
1 cup Peas
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 tablespoon Paprika

Original recipe makes 3 Servings



In a saute pan with high sides, put onion, 1 garlic clove, potatoes, parsley, bay leaf and salt. Add just enough water to barely cover the pan contents. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Add hake and peas and simmer for a further 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender and fish is done. Drain liquid from pan.

Meanwhile, in a small pan, heat oil. Add the rest of the garlic and saute gently for 4 minutes until golden. Be careful to not overcook the garlic! Remove pan from heat and add paprika. Mix and pour over the fish and vegetables. Serve immediately.


Edited instructions to include addition of salt.

Edited instructions to include addition of water.

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This was easy and very good. Directions left out salt, and I added a little sriracha for heat...
Philbog 5y ago

I am living in Brazil right now and so much of the food is so different, including the names of the fish. So when I found this recipe I was very happy. Both my husband and I loved this recipe and I have some more Hake in the freezer, this recipe will be put to good use yet again! Thanks!
MrsOliveira 6y ago

Unlike my wife I rarely eat fish but this is a beautiful recipe which I will certainly make again. We both loved it.
Berlin 9y ago

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susanjm 9y ago

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susanjm 10y ago

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