Plaice with Bacon

Plaice with Bacon

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Servings: 4
Calories: 539


  • 4 prepared plaice each weighing about 8 oz
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 oz streaky bacon
  • 4 small onions
  • 4 oz button mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • salt and freshly milled white pepper
  • 4 tablespoons plain flour
  • 4 oz butter


  • Wash the plaice thoroughly under cold running water, pat dry and sprinkle with lemon juice. Finely dice the bacon. Dice the onions. Trim, wash, drain and chop the mushrooms.
  • Fry the bacon until crisp in a small frying pan, add the onion and fry until golden brown. Stir in the mushrooms and parsley, season with pepper and keep hot on a low heat.
  • Season the plaice with salt, dip in flour and shake off any excess. Melt 25 g (1 oz) butter in a large pan for each plaice and fry each one in turn for 4-5 minutes either side.
  • As each plaice is cooked transfer it to a warm plate, top with some of the bacon mixture and keep warm in a very cool oven (110°C, 225°F, gas 1/4).
  • Serve with: potato salad made with cucumber, sweetcorn, diced onion and dill.
Calories: 539 kcal
Carbohydrates: 18 g
Protein: 45 g
Fat: 33g
Saturated Fat: 18 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 234 mg
Sodium: 485 mg
Potassium: 1040 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 5 g
Vitamin A: 885 IU
Vitamin C: 14 mg
Calcium: 103 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Ingredients Fish & Seafood, Plaice
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