European plaice Pleuronectes platessa © Scandinavian Fishing Year Book
Plaice are characterised by the eye-catching reddish spots on their smooth, brown skin. Their flesh is white, tender and subtle flavoured and plaice are popular around the world, being used in a variety of dishes including battered for fish & chips.
Where to buy sustainable plaice
Fresh, frozen and breadcrumbed fillets are widely available in retailers and fishmongers – look for the MSC label to be sure it’s certified sustainable!
Use our where to buy search to find shops and restaurants selling sustainable albacore near you.
Cook with plaice
We don't yet have any plaice recipes available on our website - if you have a plaice dish that you would like to share,.