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Cassava fish or hake is a large fish found on the coast of West Africa. It can grow up to a maximum length of 114 cm with a common length of about 50 cm for adults. It is known as cassava croaker or croaker in some parts of West Africa.

Hake is considered a good “source of potassium and phosphorus” and a fish with “high selenium content”. So, hake has at least four unquestionable benefits for a healthy diet; It is low in fat, low in calories, a source of high-value protein, and a significant content of vitamins and minerals.

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Fried Cassava Fish Recipe

Hake is an exceptionally rich source of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), such as omega-3 fatty acids. It also contains EPA, DPA, and DHA fatty acids. These fatty acids are essential to the development of the nervous system – which means the old saying that fish is “brain food” rings true.
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Prep Time 50 minutes
15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course main dish
Cuisine african, Ghanaian

Equipment

  • Air fryer or frying pan
  • bowl
  • sharp knife
  • Cutting board
  • Kitchen scissors

Ingredients
  

  • all natural vinegar
  • ginger powder
  • paprika
  • garlic powder
  • hot pepper powder
  • liquid seasoning or all purpose seasoning

  • salt
  • olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Grab your knife or fish scale remover and use it to remove the scales from the fish
    Afterwards grab your kitchen scissors and use it to remove the fins from the fish
  • Put your fish in a large bowl and sprinkle your all natural vinegar on the fish
  • Pour clean water on the fish and wash thoroughly, drain and pour another water and rinse your fish with it.
  • Using your knife, cut the fishes into pieces and place them in a sizeable bowl
  • In another bowl, mix your ginger powder, paprika, garlic powder, hot pepper powder, salt, liquid seasoning or all purpose seasoning

    together

  • Sprinkle mixture on the fish and set aside for sometime to allow it to marinate
  • In your air fryer, or frying pan, pour in your olive oil or any oil of your choice and place it on medium heat
  • When oil is heated, put in your fish and fry until its golden brown
  • Remove from the oil and your fish is ready and well cooked
  • Serve and enjoy

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Notes

Hake is not only incredibly tasty, it's super-healthy and an excellent source of Omega 3 oils, in fact, it is considered a goood "source of potassium and phosphorus" and a fish of "high selenium content". So hake has at least four unquestionable benefits for a healthy diet; It is low in fat, low in calories, a source of high-value protein and a significant content of vitamins and minerals.

Nutrition

Serving: 100g
Keyword cassava fish
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