Roasted Plaice Fillets

Serves 2

2 portion plaice fillets

75g freshly grated parmesan cheese

110g white bread, slightly stale cut into cubes

a handful of fresh curly parsley leaves

50g melted butter, plus a little extra for brushing

salt and pepper


  • Line a baking tray with foil and brush the foil generously with melted butter
  • Lay the fillets on the foil and season with salt and pepper
  • Place the cubes of bread and parsley leaves in a food processor and whiz to fine crumbs, then add the parmesan, melted butter, ½ a level teaspoon of some salt and pepper and whiz again to mix them
  • Spread the crumb mixture over the fish fillets, drizzle over a little more melted butter
  • Place the tray on a high shelf in the oven for 7-8 minutes or until the crumbs have turned a golden brown
  • Serve with lemon quarters to squeeze over and a sprig of parsley as a garnish