Lemon Sole Microstomus kitt

A popular flatfish with small flakes and a sweet, delicate flavour.

Appearance

An oval shaped left-eyed flatfish with a light yellow-brown dark side and a white blind side

Size

Range from 230g-1kg

Source

Found at the bottom of the coastal waters around the UK; in the East Atlantic, North Sea and English Channel

Seasonality

All year round; best quality May-March. High prices at Christmas

Oil Content

Low

Price Guide

Medium

Portion Size

Whole, fillets

Alternatives

Dover Sole, plaice

How To Cook

A versatile fish which tastes great either pan-fried, baked, grilled, or poached.
Goes well with either creamy sauces or sharp flavours.



Fish Fact

Lemon sole is not actually a member of the sole family. It has a closer genealogy to the flounder.

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