Species Name:Merluccius capensis
Blue – Santa Monica Seafood Approved (MSC Certified)
A delicious white-fleshed fish that is a member of the Cod Family and is MSC Certified
Where – South Africa
How – Wild Caught/Trawl
Although Hake is a member of the Cod family it has its own unique characteristics. Cooks up firm and somewhat flaky with a mild flavor.
For Your Menu
Hake performs well under high heat – get a good sear on it and top it with a robust sauce. It’s also a great fish to work into soups and chowders.
For Your Waitstaff
Encourage your customers to try this unique fish – and let them know it’s Marine Stewardship Council Certified so it’s a sustainable choice!
For Your Retail Display
If your customers want to try Hake, encourage them to add it to a fish chowder – easy to make and customizable!