Merluza A La Gallega
|Center dices of hake/White fish||4 Large|
|Garlic||5 Clove (25 gm)|
|Olive oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Put 2 cups of water to boil with a small pinch of salt in a flat; fairly wide dish.
Boil sliced onion and potatoes covered for 20 minutes or until almost tender.
Add fish slices and reduce flame.
The fish and vegetables should be covered with water: add a little boiling water if necessary.
Replace lid and simmer on very low fire until "fish is done (about 8 minutes forhake).
When the fish is cooked, pour off all liquid and reserve for use in a recipe calling for fish stock.
In a skillet, heat 14 cup olive oil.
Fry minced garlic until brown.
Remove skillet from fire to stir in paprika.
The oil should be hot when it is added, but if too hot, the paprika will burn and give the dish a bitter taste.
Pour oil over casserole containing fish and vegetables.
Reheat for 2-3 minutes before serving.