Herby almond plaice parcels

Prepare these plaice parcels ahead for easy entertaining – great for making the most of those summer herbs

  • Ready in 30 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 340
  • fat 21g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 2g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 36g
  • salt 1g


  • 8 small plaice fillets (about 100g/4oz each), skin on
  • 2 lemons, peel and white pith removed, very thinly sliced
  • 2 handful mixed herbs (tarragon, dill and curly parsley), finely chopped
  • 50g roasted flaked almonds
  • 4 tbsp olive oil


  1. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Place four fillets, skin side down, in a roasting pan. Season, then top with the lemon slices, mixed herbs and finish with the almonds. Cover with the other four fillets, skin side up, season the skin and drizzle with olive oil. Bake for 15-20 mins until the fish flakes easily. Serve with a green salad and some new potatoes.

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