Pan fried Plaice with lemon and tomato

Prep time: 10-12 minutes Cooking time: 8 minutes Serves: 2 Skill level: Easy Peasy Recipe by: Seafish

This scrumptious summer dish is perfect for any time of year


The method

  1. Cover the tomatoes in boiling water for one minute, then slip out of their skins. Quarter, discard the skins and chop the flesh
  2. Combine in a bowl with the capers, extra virgin olive oil, black pepper and salt, half the lemon juice and the lemon zest
  3. Heat the butter in a frying pan. Fry the plaice for a couple of minutes on each side on a medium heat.
  4. Squeeze over the remaining lemon juice and season. Remove from the heat.
  5. Tear the basil and add to the tomatoes.
  6. Serve the plaice with the cooking juices poured over the top, alongside the tomato mixture and new potatoes