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Plaice with a Herb Crust Recipe

Plaice with a Herb Crust Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Seafood
Servings 2


  • ¼ sun-dried tomato loaf, crusts removed, weighing about 3 oz (75 g)
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped mixed parsley, tarragon and chives
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, more for dish
  • 1 oz (25 g) butter, melted
  • 4 plaice fillets
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 yellow tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper


  • Rough tear the bread into pieces, place in a food processor and make into breadcrumbs. Put the breadcrumbs into a bowl with the herbs and mix together. Season with salt and add a squeeze of lemon juice. Stir in enough of the oil and melted butter to make the mixture moist.
  • Meanwhile, put the plaice fillets, skin side down, on a sheet of greased foil on a grill rack. Season to taste, dot with butter and spread with the herb mixture. Place the fillets under a preheated moderate grill and cook for 10 minutes until the fish are done.
  • Arrange the plaice fillets on a bed of onions and tomatoes or other vegetables and serve at once.
Keyword Fish recipes

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