Snoek with apricot glaze

By admin
24 October 2012

Snoek is one of those special fish dishes that combines superbly with a touch of sweetness

Preparation time: 5 min

Cooking time: 1 hr, 10 min

Serves: 6

500 ml (2 c) sugar

1 litre (4 c) water

2 cinnamon sticks

300 g dried apricots

salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 kg snoek/hake

45 ml (3 T) butter, melted

chips to serve

Place the sugar, water and cinnamon sticks in a saucepan over low heat until the sugar dissolves.

Add the apricots and cook on low heat for 1 hour or until soft and sticky.

Preheat the grill.

Season the snoek well, drizzle with the butter and grill for 10 minutes or until cooked, basting regularly with the apricot glaze.

Serve the snoek with the apricots and chips.

- Hope Malau

Photo: David Briers

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