Baked Plaice with Bacon
This is a tasty and unusual way of cooking
and serving plaice, or similar flat fish
2 tbsp olive
4 back bacon rashers,
3 spring onions,
4 plaice fillets 175g
Freshly ground black
Juice of 1/2 large
1 tbsp fresh chopped
Preheat the oven to 200c
(400F/Gas 6) Heat the oil in a roasting tin over a medium heat. Add the bacon, spring onions and fry
for 2 mins stirring frequently.
Add the plaice skin side
down, baste with oil and season to taste with pepper.
Place the tin in the
oven and bake the fish for 15 minutes, basting once or twice.
Transfer the cooked
plaice onto warmed serving plates. Drain the bacon and spring onions from the tin and set
Heat the butter in a
small saucepan until golden brown, add the lemon juice, bacon and spring onions and stir in the
parsley. Spoon over the plaice and set aside.
Serve with stir
fried or steamed vegetables
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