Garlic Butter Plaice

When stuck for ideas, garlic butter never fails to create an amazing dish. This herby, garlicky, roasted plaice is an absolute treat. Serve it up with some chips and salad.

1 whole plaice 500-750g

60g butter (room temp)

10g parsley

10g Basil

5g chives

5 large garlic cloves

Squeeze of lemon

Zest of half a lemon

1 tbsp olive oil

Method

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 220C. In a blender, add all the herbs, garlic, lemon juice and the zest. Blend into a paste, slowly drizzling the olive oil in to help emulsify the paste into a sauce. Add the butter and blend until evenly mixed.

Step 2

Pat the plaice with kitchen towel then slather over the butter. Line a baking tray with baking paper, then add the plaice. Roast for 15 minutes, remove, then rest for five minutes

Step 3

Gently pull the meat off the fish with a fork and serve with chips. Enjoy

Ingredients

1 whole plaice 500-750g

60g butter (room temp)

10g parsley

10g Basil

5g chives

5 large garlic cloves

Squeeze of lemon

Zest of half a lemon

1 tbsp olive oil