John Dory 500-750g
- Premium source of low fat, lean protein
- Landed by local trawlers in Newlyn and Plymouth
- Available year round
- Serve with wild garlic pesto
John Dory belongs to the aptly-named ‘Zeus’ genus of fish species, which is in keeping with its other-worldly appearance of bizarre fins and spikes. Also called the St Peter Fish it has a mottled yellow body and can grow up to 5kgs in weight. A top quality fish that's not to be over-cooked John Dory boasts a dense white flesh with lots of flavour and are well suited to Mediterranean recipes, many of which involve being baked. Try it slow roasted with cherry tomatoes and wild garlic pesto for a real treat.
Fresh fish is best eaten straight away, or within 3 days. Store in your refrigerator and pack with ice if possible. To freeze; place the fish straight in the freezer upon delivery and aim to consume within 3 months. TIP: Write the date on the packaging before freezing. Do not re-freeze your fish after defrosting.