A gentle cooking technique, steaming is considered a healthy way to prepare fish, as there is no unnecessary butter or oil added and the gentleness of the method ensures the fish does not lose nutrients.
Season the hake, place the fillet in a steamer and cover with a lid. If steaming in a saucepan, fill the pan with a layer of water and place the steamer on top, making sure that it does not come into contact with the water. Heat the water to a gentle simmer before adding the fillets of hake
Cook for 8-10 minutes until the hake is cooked through - the cooking time will vary depending on the thickness of the fillet. Finish with a squeeze of lemon juice (if preferred).
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