What is Plaice?
Plaice is a flat fish which is otter trawled in the North East Atlantic. Plaice are commonly the cheaper and most abundant of the flat fish and make an excellent menu item whole, or as fillet. Plaice is hugely seasonal and comes off menus between January and April due to the huge effect the roe has on the yield and flesh quality through the spawning season.
Plaice is available year round, with best availability from May to December
Lemon Sole,Flounder, Dab or Megrim can act as alternatives to Plaice
Plaice Recipes & Videos
Deep fried Plaice, served with grilled lime, sweet chilli sauce and chips.
Butter steamed plaice, warm tartare butter sauce, pickled cucumber salad with crunchy frickles.
Watch our video guide on how to skin a flat fish fillet
Watch our guide on how to fillet a whole flat fish
Watch our guide on how to fillet a plaice