Recipes & Cooking
Cornish sole fillets are a bit more robust than Lemon sole and have a sweet flavour. Lightly season and oil and cook skin side down under the grill - they will only take a few minutes. Serve with new potatoes and dress with a little lemon butter. Alternatively you could it à la meunière, which is a classic, usually done with Dover sole, but works very well with Cornish Sole too.
Health & Nutrition
Cornish Sole is a low fat, low calorie and high protein fish. It is an excellent source of healthy Omega 3 oils, containing 644 mg per 100 g of edible fish, which is almost 5 times the amount found in the more popular Lemon Sole! It also has lots of beneficial vitamins and minerals, which are so vital for a healthy diet.
Sustainability & Provenance
The stocks of Megrim are healthy and it is thought that current fishing levels are sustainable. In Cornwall the minimum landing size is 25cm and the majority of Cornish trawlers use nets which allow juvenile fish to escape. They are 'Recommended' by Cornwall Good Seafood Guide. Read more
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