Lemon sole has delicate, sweet white flesh and is best cooked simply, either grilled or fried, and served with a light sauce.
You can have the head off and the fins trimmed to cook it whole, or have it filleted. The average fish will produce two fillets which will feed two people, there will be a few small bones at the top of each fillet.
Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Demersal otter trawl
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — Cornwall
Stock detail — 7e, 7f, 7g, 7h
Sustainability rating - 4 - should not be considered sustainable.