Learn how to cook this delicate and light fish with our easy plaice recipes. Try breading it in crispy panko breadcrumbs or serving with a creamy tamarind coconut sauce. See our recipes below for simple weeknight dinners or impressive entertaining ideas.


For more seafood inspiration, see our cod recipes, salmon recipes, halibut recipes and even more fish recipes.

Plaice recipes

Plaice with warm tartare butter sauce

Try our easy plaice recipe with warm tartare butter sauce. This simple fish idea makes an easy entertaining dish with a tangy tartare sauce and vibrant veg.

Plaice with warm tartare butter sauce served on a large white plate

Tamarind and coconut plaice

A lighter way to fry fish: dust with flour then pan-fry. The sauce is easy, too – tamarind paste and coconut milk give an interesting twist to this quick midweek meal for two.

Tamarind and coconut plaice

Breaded plaice with sauce vierge

Coat this delicate fish in panko breadcrumbs and serve with a herby sauce vierge for a seasonal dinner idea ready in 30 minutes.

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Plaice with brown shrimp butter

This sophisticated recipe is actually incredibly easy to pull together with minimal ingredients. Steam the plaice to keep it light and help retain its flaky texture. It's a great dish to make for entertaining, so you're not too busy in the kitchen.


Plaice with tartare sauce

Plaice is a lovely light, delicate fish that just needs gentle cooking. Serve it with this punchy tartare sauce packed full of gherkins, parsley, capers and shallots in a homemade mayo.


Plaice with dill and prawns

This recipe for plaice with dill and prawns is ready in just 20 minutes – perfect for a quick midweek meal for two.

Plate with fillet of plaice topped with prawns


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