Mise en Plaice

I know I misspelled the word “Plaice”, but I did it on purpose. We had Plaice for dinner last night. I like this delicate fish because you can season it just about anyway you like and is a great entree for a hot summer night.

I served this fish with corn on the cob and sauteed zucchini with thyme and yogurt.

To close, my husband made a lovely fruit salad to which he added minced fresh ginger and topped if off with a small scoop of the remaining cardamom ice cream.

Lemon-Ginger Plaice
  • 6-9 small plaice depending on the size
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon ginger julienned
  • 2 large cloves of garlic julienned
  • 2 spring onions julienned
  • 2 tablespoons chives chopped fine
  1. Place a couple of tablespoons of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of butter in the pan.
  2. Lemon Zest_Ginger_Garlic
  3. Add the ginger and garlic and saute on low heat for a couple of minutes.
  4. Plaice
  5. Spring Onion and Chives
  6. Add the fish, spring onion, chives and lemon juice and cook for approximately five - seven minutes or until done. Sprinkle on the lemon zest, cook for another minute and serve immediately. Plate and place a generous amount of the sauce on top.
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