Plaice with caper and olive dressing


650g essential Waitrose new potatoes, quartered
1 tbsp chopped rosemary
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients capers, rinsed
30g pitted black olives, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
4 plaice fillets
1 lemon, cut into wedges


1. Preheat the oven to 220°C, gas mark 7. Place the potatoes in a roasting tin and toss in the rosemary and 1 tbsp olive oil. Season well and roast for 30-35 minutes, turning occasionally.

2. Meanwhile, combine the capers, olives and garlic; stir in ½ tbsp olive oil. Set aside.

3. Put the fish, skin-side down, on a baking sheet lined with greaseproof paper and season; drizzle with the remaining olive oil. When the potatoes are ready, remove them from the oven and roast the fish for 5 minutes, until just cooked through. Serve with the caper dressing, the potatoes and lemon wedges. Delicious with a crisp green salad.

Plaice with caper and olive dressing
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 40 minutes
  • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1225.912kJ
Fat 9.2g
Saturated Fat 1.4g
Sugars 2g
Salt 0.98g

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This recipe was first published in Fri Jun 10 16:00:00 BST 2011.