Hake

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Species Name:
Merluccius capensis
Sustainability Rating:

BlueBlue – Santa Monica Seafood Approved (MSC Certified)

What:

A delicious white-fleshed fish that is a member of the Cod Family and is MSC Certified

When:
Available Year-Round
Where/How:

Where – South Africa

How – Wild Caught/Trawl

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsAlthough 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

MenuHake 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

Wait StaffEncourage 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

Retail If your customers want to try Hake, encourage them to add it to a fish chowder – easy to make and customizable!