Turbot, Whole Fish Filleted
Turbot Fillet

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Turbot, Whole Fish Filleted

From £62.00 Per Fish

Turbot really is the 'King' of the sea, with a price tag to match its exalted status. It has a wonderful firm texture and a meaty taste, making it a favourite with top Chefs. They are the largest of the South West flatfish, fast growing, big and muscular! In terms of popularity, it is up there with lobster and Dover Sole and is the basis for some simply sensational seafood dishes. These fillets, are hand cut from one large whole fish weighing approximately 1.5 kg. A fish of this size will yield approximately 600g of fillet, depending on the time of year, or 500g if you prefer to have your fillet skinned. Each pack will work as a starter for possibly 6-8 and a main course for 4 people.

PLEASE NOTE: The availability of all seafood at market can be impacted by many different factors – Seasonality, bad weather, tidal variations, which boats are landing, or even good old-fashioned fisherman’s luck… and in the current circumstances, unprecedented demand has further added to uncertainty.

Rest assured that we will make every effort to source this fresh product for your order, however, if we are unable to do so for any reason, we will replace it with a frozen alternative.

When fish happen to be plentiful at market, we try to buy a little extra which we expertly prepare and blast freeze, here on site, for just such an eventuality. The replacement should arrive with you frozen. Do not re-freeze seafood that has defrosted.

  • Landed daily to markets including Plymouth and Newlyn
  • Little is known about Turbot stocks and as such we recommend it is only eaten as an occassional treat
  • Good source of Omega 3 oils and packed with vitamins and minerals
  • These lovely thick fillets can be cooked whole or portioned into serving size - pan-frying works well and only takes a few minutes

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Recipes & Cooking

We source a lovely large fish and therefore the fillets cut from them are agreeably thick. Turbot is a beautifully firm, meaty fish which is extremely versatile, lending itself well to pan-frying, grilling, poaching and steaming. It works well with light sauces, so the Turbot remains the star of the show, like a veloute or hollandaise.

Watch Guest Chef Jonny prepare Gnocchi Turbot dish here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmPlxchuOdY&t=278s

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Health & Nutrition

Turbot is a low fat source of protein and a good source of Omega 3 oils. It is also loaded with Vitamins including B3 and B12, and minerals including magnesium, selenium and phosphorus. These assist in the functions of immune system, maintenance of strong teeth, bones and supports metabolism.

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Sustainability & Provenance

More information is required about this highly valued fish before we can be certain that current levels are sustainable, which is why it is not currently in the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide. We only recommend it as an occasional treat, and a great alternative that definitely is sustainable, is Brill. Read more

Customer reviews

A Great Experience

​We just wanted to let you know how impressed we were with the total experience regarding our recent order last week. Easy to use website and ordering process Communication on order and delivery Communication by delivery company re date and time of delivery and promptness The environmentally friendly packaging Quality, freshness and taste of the fish We really enjoyed it and we will be ordering again soon Thank you so much!

Jonathan, Buckinghamshire

The Best Lobsters

As ever, everything arrived OK thanks and we’ve just eaten the lobsters (a Valentine’s treat for my wife – oh all right, for me too!). The substitution of Turbot in place of the Brill I ordered, which was unavailable, was fine and much appreciated. Thanks for that. Finally, as I’ve said before, your new packaging is a huge improvement and makes the whole process much easier at the receiving end. I keep mentioning FFT to family and friends so I hope you get some more sales from them.

Roger Sugden, Surrey

Lobster & Turbot

Thank you so much for the superb Lobster and Turbot that arrived in perfect condition and made a celebration lunch very special indeed - and the fish soup gift you popped into the box was a nice surprise

Guelda Waller, Norfolk