Hake Fish Fillets with Chickpeas | Ready in under 40 mins

Looking for a simple, healthy, and delicious meal? Try this Baked Hake Fish Fillets with Chickpeas recipe! With just a can of chickpeas, fish fillets, and a mix of spices, this dish is both easy to make and packed with flavor. Plus, it can be ready in under 40 minutes! ?

The hake fish fillets pair perfectly with the tender chickpeas, which are coated in a flavorful mix of spices. This dish is a great source of protein and nutrients, making it a healthy and satisfying meal.

So, if you’re short on time but don’t want to sacrifice taste or nutrition, give this Baked Hake Fish Fillets with Chickpeas recipe a try. Your taste buds (and your body) will thank you!

  • 4 fillets hake fish (or other white fish)
  • 1 tin (400g) drained and rinsed chickpeas
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)
  • ½ lemon for garnish (optional)
  • Black pepper

Seasoning Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp universal seasoning
  • 1 tbsp ground sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp ground Cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp curry powder
  • Preheat the oven to 220°C (430°F). Line a baking pan with parchment paper and drizzle it with 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Mix all the seasoning ingredients (1 tbsp universal seasoning, 1 tbsp ground sweet paprika, 1 tsp ground Cayenne pepper, ¼ tsp cumin, ¼ tsp nutmeg, ½ tsp curry powder) in a small bowl.
  • Pour 1 tin (400g) drained and rinsed chickpeas into the baking pan and sprinkle ¾ of the seasoning mix over them (leave the other ¼ of it for seasoning the hake fish). Toss to coat the chickpeas.
  • Put the pan with chickpeas in the oven for about 20 mins.
  • When the chickpeas are ready, put them in a bowl aside.
  • Wash the hake fish fillets with cold water and dry them with a kitchen paper towel.
  • Put the fish fillets over the same parchment paper (because it now has seasoning over it).
  • Drizzle 2 tbsp vegetable oil over the fish and season with black pepper and the remaining seasoning mix.
  • Put in the oven for about 15 mins.
  • Serve the fish and chickpeas together garnished with lemon and fresh parsley.

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