Plaice Pleuronectes platessa

Plaice

An exceptionally fine and delicate flesh, best eaten as fresh as possible as the flavour soon diminishes.

Appearance

An oval shaped right-eyed flatfish, easily identified by its greeny-brown skin and orange spots.

Size

Range from 230 - 2kg

Source

North Atlantic fisheries

Seasonality

All year round; best quality May - February

Oil Content

Low

Price Guide

Low

Portion Size

Whole; fillets

Alternatives

Lemon sole; flounder; brill

How To Cook

A great fish to deep fry, but equally delicious pan-fried, grilled, baked, poached or steamed. Use any range of flavours to accompany this versatile fish.



Fish Fact

The brighter the orange spots on the skin, the fresher the fish.

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