Chef Brian McDermott joined Today with Claire Byrne on RTÉ Radio 1 to share some cost-effective recipes.


Serves 4

  • 4 Hake fillet portions (150g per person)
  • 1 Lemon
  • Fresh parsley
  • Few twists of black pepper
  • 2 Tomatoes, cut in quarters
  • 1 Small red onion, peeled and thinly slices


  1. Preheat air fryer to 180 degrees C
  2. Place hake fillets on air fryer baking paper. Season fish with pepper.
  3. Add tomato pieces on top of each piece of fish.
  4. Sprinkle red onion slices on top of fish
  5. Squeeze lemon pieces to allow juice drip onto the hake.
  6. Arrange squeezed lemon pieces on top of fish.
  7. Sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley.
  8. Place in air fryer and cook for 8 minutes or until fish is cooked.
  9. Serve with steamed potatoes for a healthy fresh and tasty meal