Hake fillets rolled in bacon

Fish in bacon is not something you come across everyday. Michael Diacono pairs these two unlikely ingredients for a quick easy weekday meal packed full of nutrition. 

Hake fillets rolled in bacon


  • 4 hake fillets (merluzz)
  • 200g bacon rahsers
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • ½ onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Handful cherry tomatoes (approx. 5)
  • ¼ lemon, juice only
  • 1 glass white wine
  • Handful parsley


  1. Remove the rind from the bacon.
  2. Season the fish with a little salt, pepper and rosemary.
  3. Roll the fish fillets and then roll in bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  4. Slice the onion lengthways, add to a pan with olive oil and add the whole garlic cloves and allow to cook until softened.
  5. Add the fish rolls, the cherry tomatoes and lemon juice.
  6. Add the wine and bring to a simmer.
  7. Cover and cook for 10 mins until cooked through.
  8. Add the chopped parsley.

This recipe first appeared on Gourmet Today TV, aired on 11 December, 2015. 

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