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Recipe for family meals :

Fish Florentina

This recipe for Fish Florentina comes from Seafish -

Seafish Established in 1981 the Sea Fish Industry Authority, known as Seafish, works across all sectors of the UK seafood industry to promote good quality, sustainable seafood. Its research and projects are aimed at raising standards, improving efficiency and ensuring that the industry develops in a viable way.

Seafish delivers expert knowledge, skills and support which help the UK seafood industry secure a sustainable and profitable future. It is the UK’s only cross-industry seafood body working with fishermen, processors, wholesalers, seafood farmers, fish friers, caterers, retailers and the import / export trade.

Ingredients for Fish Florentina

455g (1lb) lemon sole or plaice fillets, skinned
8 large basil leaves
salt and black pepper
115g (4oz) cooked peeled prawns
1 x 300g tub fresh Florentina sauce (or any other creamy sauce)
3 x 15ml spoon (3 tablespoons) fresh breadcrumbs

How to make Fish Florentina

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6.
  • Place the fish onto a chopping board, skinned side up.
  • Place the basil leaves in the centre of each fish and roll up.
  • Place into a medium sized ovenproof dish. Season and add the prawns.
  • Spoon over the sauce and top with the breadcrumbs.
  • Cook for 25 - 30 minutes. Serve with new potatoes and green beans.


Florentina sauce is a rich cheese sauce, containing fresh chopped spinach.

Serves 4





Reproduced with the permission of Seafish -